Cast-On/Bind-Off Workshop with Afifa
Different types of knitting projects need different types of edges (e.g. stretchy, extra stretchy, decorative). Various edges are achieved by working different cast-ons and bind-offs. In this class, you’ll learn 10 essential casting-on and binding-off techniques step by step and when to use each one.
Cast On: Long-tail, Cable Cast-on, Backwards Loop, I-Cord, Provisional
Bind-Off: Standard, K2tog bind off, Picot, I-cord, Three needle
Prerequisites: This is not a beginner class. Students should know how to knit and purl and do basic cast ons.
Materials: Scrap yarn and appropriate needles for the yarn.
Afifa is an indie designer who's been publishing knitting patterns for a couple of years. In that time, she has designed everyuthing from fingerless mittens to scarves, shawls and cozy sweaters. Afifa brings a modern sensibility and love of construction to the art of knitting.