Investigate subtle colour blending and create a palette with your favourite colours. Use your choices to plan your own Fair Isle design and knit a sample to test your colours. Get tips to improve your skills of knitting in the round, using 2 colours, and finishing techniques - Shetland style. Information will be available to incorporate your sample into a small item: e.g. phone/ipad cover, gloves, mitts or hat.
Skills focus: Colour blending in Fair Isle, knitting in the round, knitting with 2 colours.
Skills needed: Need to be able to knit stocking stitch.
Materials to bring: 3 balls of Jamieson's spindrift or J&S jumper weight yarn - either 1 light and 2 dark colours, or 1 dark and 2 light, and be willing to share.
Double pointed knitting needles or circular size 3 or 3.25mm, notebook, pencil, rubber. (graph paper will be provided)