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Tobias Shawl

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/24/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Knitting Temptations

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Class fee: $35 – pattern included; supplies extra
One 2-hour class
Instructor: Meghan Kizer
Skill level: Intermediate Crochet

This stunning shawl will rival the drape and elegance of any knit shawl, but it’s crochet! Using simple stitches, this shawl features growing squares that create a fun geometric pattern. See the Tobias Ravelry page for pictures of how to wear this dramatic, yet simple, design.

This pattern uses only a couple stitches throughout, so this class is a great opportunity to learn more about chart reading, the importance of gauge, keeping your stitches consistent, and using lace weight yarn and small hooks.

Supplies needed:

  • Yarn: 3 skeins of lace-weight, at least 2520 yards
  • Hook: Size US B (2.5mm) or whatever size hook you need to obtain gauge

Shop sample worked with 3 skeins of Madelinetosh Prairie in colorway Arctic.

Please purchase your supplies prior to class day. There is pre-work for this class.

Class pre-work:
Check gauge! **NOTE: The gauge is critically important in this pattern. For the sample, it used every inch of those 3 skeins (assuming a 5-6 inch tail when beginning and ending each skein) and there was nothing left over!**

Gauge: 31 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in double crochet

Start the shawl. Ch 212
Row 1: Double crochet in the 4th ch from the hook, double crochet in each chain across.

You may register for classes in person or by calling the shop at (614) 734-0618 during regular business hours. We require that you make payment in full when you register and that you purchase your supplies for our classes at Knitting Temptations.

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