with Lucy Neatby
Designer, author and colorful personality Lucy Neatby will introduce you to the fun and challenge of double knitting. Lucy unravels the enigma behind the technique that allows you to knit two layers simultaneously on the same needles. She couples humor with a great love of knitting as she guides you through traditional and tubular cast-ons and bind-offs. Practice double knitting on double-pointed needles and in the round. Learn to create parallel increases and decreases, pockets, sock heels and more. Knit in one color or two colors at the same time. Your double knitting creations will be so nice, you’ll knit them twice!
Meet Lucy and learn everything from getting gauge in double knitting to color changes.
Learn common double knitting mistakes and how to fix them.
Learn to join layers using ribbing and shaping considerations in double knitting.
Learn the theory and structure of double knitting in the round.
Learn to transfer from standard knitting to double knitting in your work.
Learn to create a tubular edge with double knitting.
Learn to add double-knit pockets to your knitting projects.
Discover new double-knitting techniques to create bag handles, sock and pocket tops, and sock heels.
Double knit in two colors with patterning.
"Lucy Neatby's Foundations of Double Knitting is a wonderful class, taught by a first class teacher. Lucy's in depth knowledge of double knitting shines through each and every lesson. Her conscientious way of teaching is extremely easy to follow and she leaves no stones unturned. Lucy responds readily to all questions with very thorough answers. ... I am happy to be able to highly recommend this class to anyone wanting to spice up their knitting skills."
- Oneday Designs
London ON. Canada