Wed., Jun. 17 | Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

Knitting: Spring Thing Shawl (1/4)

Are you currently spending a lot of time at Home? Are you looking for ways to stay active? We've got just what you need with Boomerang at Home! Join us for part 1 of 4 of our intermediate to advanced knitting series.
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Knitting: Spring Thing Shawl (1/4)

Time & Location

Jun. 17, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

About the Workshop

If you already know how to knit and are looking for something challenging to add to your knitting skills, join us for a Spring Thing Shawl knit-along. We will review casting on; increasing and decreasing and an icord edge/optional tassels to complete your project.

Part 1: Spring Thing Shawl - Casting On and Increases

A refresher on casting on and discussing the options & benefits of knitted/cable/long tail cast on methods. Beginning the shawl with increases and the garter stitch. Homework will be to complete the mid-section of the shawl.

Experience level: Intermediate to Advanced

Materials you will need (we cannot provide these):

  • Project Pattern (supplied by Boomerang)
  • 400y of fingering weight yarn of main colour 
  • 87y of fingering weight contrasting colour
  • 4mm, 5mm and 6mm circular needles

Your local arts & crafts, knitting & crochet stores should have these available. If you're in Toronto, we encourage you to order from our partner and the host's store, Spin Me a Yarn, for curbside pick-up or neighbourhood delivery.

About our Host:

Spin Me a Yarn is a local knitting shop in Etobicoke. "Crafting has been my comfort; my social base; my connection to home," writes founder Treena Evans. Come experience a bit of that social connection and comfort at this intimate online workshop series, led by the very capable Treena! 

Accessibility Level: Easy. This workshop can be accessed online through our Boomerang at Home online feature. This is a video conference experience that can be accessed via Mobile, iPad, and Computer devices. 

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