WS 875 Knitting With Handpainted Yarn
Fee $ 55 Knitting
Instructor: Kitty Bryan
When: 9:30am-12:30 PM Sunday, September 23rd
Skill Level: Beginner
Have you ever purchased a beautiful skein of hand painted yarn just to have it look like mud when knit? Have you ever wondered why the pattern picture looks wonderful and your work does not? This workshop introduces the concept of Gestalt for application in yarn purchase, knitting design, and pattern selection.
Students will be provided techniques that produce visually appealing fabrics utilizing Gestalt theory. They will analyze a broad range of hand painted skeins, successful projects, and failed projects in order to identify patterns most suited the unique characteristics their hand painted yarn. Students should bring two skeins of hand painted yarn.