Wed., Jun. 24 | Boomerang at Home - Online Experience

Knitting: Spring Thing Shawl (2/4)

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 2 of 4 of our intermediate to advanced knitting series.
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Knitting: Spring Thing Shawl (2/4)

Time & Location

Jun. 24, 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 2: Spring Thing Shawl - Decreases

Once the half way point has been reached, decreases and garter stitch to the complete the balance of the shawl will be discussed and knitting time shared. The homework will be to complete the balance of the knitting of the shawl. There will be open knitting time to work on the shawl and discuss any knitting issues that arise.

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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  • Knitting: Spring Shawl (Pt 2)

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