Stephen West's shawl designs & innovative use of colour have helped him become an internationally recognized and respected knitting designer.Shawl Evolution Join Stephen West as he takes you on a shawl journey that begins with his very first triangular shawl pattern called Boneyard ShawlWe will experiment with stripes, short rows, and increases to transform our triangles into shapely shawl evolutionsTen years later, Stephen is still creating adventurous shawl shapes that transform from simple architectural forms into more complex splashy displays of colour
Emphasis will focus on experimenting with elements like colourful stripes, Westknits shortcut rows, and yarn oversBring needles and 5 - 10 leftover bits of colour to play with shawl constructionAfter playing with different techniques, you will have the opportunity to cast on one of the projects from Shawl Evolution with Stephen's help, or to mix up your favourite elements into your own shawl mashup
Bring yarn and your chosen Westknits shawl pattern to cast on and enjoy an invigorating workshop filled with colour and texture
Materials: Bring 5 - 10 colours to play with and yarn to cast on a pattern of your choiceMohair and alpaca yarns are encouraged to add some texture to your projectBring wound yarn and pattern to cast on during the class
Wear your Westknits! Don't forget to bring your Westknits or other favourite knitted projects to show off and wear during the workshop
Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner - Advanced
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Class attendees receive a 10% discount at Countess Ablaze for use on the day
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