In this workshop, participants will learn how to work Latvian braids and multiple variations using the technique: braids with long floats, clumps of braids, multiple-color braids, dense layers of braids, and a twisted two-color cast-on. Students will leave the workshop with a host of techniques and inspiration for braiding!
Skills needed: Knitting, purling, knitting in the round on a circular needle, basic stranded knitting (knitting with two colors per round)
Techniques Covered: Twisted Two-color cast-on, BRAIDS!! So many BRAIDS!
Materials Needed: US #6 24" circular needle, stitch marker, worsted weight yarn in five colors, approximately 100 yards each, a copy of the Braid-o-Rama pattern (available for purchase on Ravelry)
Homework: None! Come with two colors of yarn wound, ready to knit--or arrive 15 to 30 minutes early and Ann will be available for color consultation during that time!