Instructor – Carol Tomany
Experience Level – Intermediate
Prerequisite – Basic knit and purl stitch
Class Description – This versatile technique will add texture and dimension to your projects, give your garments shape, and add a bit of “glam” with beads.
You will learn –
• Three ways to make the smocking stitch in knitting
• Three ways to bead the smocking stitch
• How to use the smocking stitch in designing garments
Bring – Homework square (see below), crochet hook to go through beads or dental floss threader, beads, tapestry needle, a small amount of contrast yarn in the same gauge.
Homework – With DK weight yarn and recommended needles, Cast on 36sts. Knit 6 rows. Leave stitches on needle.