Aleks Byrd Designs

Workshops

Colourwork Knitting
Mar
2
11:00 AM11:00

Colourwork Knitting

Explore the possibilities of colourful patterns by learning how to knit stranded colourwork. Learn different methods to knit with two colours, and how to select yarn and create interesting colour combinations. Knitters will knit sampler wristlets.

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Learn to Knit Continental
Mar
8
10:00 AM10:00

Learn to Knit Continental

Whether you are brand-new to hand knitting, a bit rusty, or looking to expand your skills and increase your speed by learning the continental knitting technique, this course is an ideal opportunity to learn the basics of continental knitting in a relaxed and supportive environment. You will learn the two fundamental stitches, knit and purl, and practise these by exploring different stitch patterns and colour changing, to knit a stitch sampler cowl that you will be proud to wear.

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Stranded Colourwork Knitting Wristwarmers
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Stranded Colourwork Knitting Wristwarmers

Explore the possibilities of creative colourful pattern design by learning stranded colourwork knitting. During this workshop you will learn different methods to knit with two colours to create a unique pair of wrist warmers. Gain confidence in making colour choices and working with two or more colours and variegated yarns to create interesting colour combinations and beautiful designs, skills that can then be applied to other knitting projects.

You are encouraged to bring items such as photos or other objects to inspire your colour choices, as well as any 4ply/fingering weight yarn from your stash that you may wish to use.



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Learn to Knit Continental
Mar
15
10:00 AM10:00

Learn to Knit Continental

Whether you are brand-new to hand knitting, a bit rusty, or looking to expand your skills and increase your speed by learning the continental knitting technique, this course is an ideal opportunity to learn the basics of continental knitting in a relaxed and supportive environment. You will learn the two fundamental stitches, knit and purl, and practise these by exploring different stitch patterns and colour changing, to knit a stitch sampler cowl that you will be proud to wear.

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Stranded Colourwork Knitting Wristwarmers
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Stranded Colourwork Knitting Wristwarmers

Explore the possibilities of creative colourful pattern design by learning stranded colourwork knitting. During this workshop you will learn different methods to knit with two colours to create a unique pair of wrist warmers. Gain confidence in making colour choices and working with two or more colours and variegated yarns to create interesting colour combinations and beautiful designs, skills that can then be applied to other knitting projects.

You are encouraged to bring items such as photos or other objects to inspire your colour choices, as well as any 4ply/fingering weight yarn from your stash that you may wish to use.



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Embellished Colourwork Knitting
Apr
7
11:00 AM11:00

Embellished Colourwork Knitting

Add an extra detail and skill to your next knitting project by learning a few unique and colourful Estonian techniques. Roositud is an Estonian inlay technique to create the appearance of embroidery by creating a motif from contrasting coloured floats on the right side of your knitting. Estonian knitting features many different types of braids. Braids add a bit of texture, height and interest to any cuff or hem. Knitters will knit sampler wristlets.

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Learn to Knit Continental
May
3
10:00 AM10:00

Learn to Knit Continental

Whether you are brand-new to hand knitting, a bit rusty, or looking to expand your skills and increase your speed by learning the continental knitting technique, this course is an ideal opportunity to learn the basics of continental knitting in a relaxed and supportive environment. You will learn the two fundamental stitches, knit and purl, and practise these by exploring different stitch patterns and colour changing, to knit a stitch sampler cowl that you will be proud to wear.

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Stranded Colourwork Knitting Wristwarmers
May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Stranded Colourwork Knitting Wristwarmers

Explore the possibilities of creative colourful pattern design by learning stranded colourwork knitting. During this workshop you will learn different methods to knit with two colours to create a unique pair of wrist warmers. Gain confidence in making colour choices and working with two or more colours and variegated yarns to create interesting colour combinations and beautiful designs, skills that can then be applied to other knitting projects.

You are encouraged to bring items such as photos or other objects to inspire your colour choices, as well as any 4ply/fingering weight yarn from your stash that you may wish to use.



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Sep
29
9:00 AM09:00

Knitwork 2018 Color & Knit- Estonian Mittens

  • Charlotte Ammundsens Plads København Denmark (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Experiment and explore colors in stranded color work knitting by doing a bit of coloring and knitting.

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Try working with two or more colors, shading, striping and playing with variegated yarns to knit mittens as well as incorporating knitted braid varieties. This workshop will explore making color choices for mittens with techniques that can be applied to other knitting projects.

There are two workshop sessions:

10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00

More information and booking from Knitwork

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May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Bath Knitting & Crochet Guild Choosing & Mixing colours for Fair Isle knitting

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During the session you'll be able to experiment with colour combinations by colouring charts with coloured pencils and then knitting. Knitters will be provided with patterns from the Color & Knit Mittens book to play with colouring and beginning knitting. I will show you samples of colour dominance, colour blending and shading with gradients/ombres and as well as variegated and speckled dyed yarns for an illusion of more than 2 colours

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