Sonic Boom Möbius Cowl class

Infinity scarves are the fashion accessory trend right now. They make great one-skein stash projects, quick gifts, and are perfect for magic ball knitting or showing off a fabulous gradient yarn. Your skein will automatically produce mirrored stripes and you can work until you run out of yarn if you cast-on your möbius from the center out.

Skill level is intermediate.
Prerequisite: Should be comfortable with the architecture of knit and purl stitches. Knowledge of Elizabeth Zimmermann's invisible cast-on (auxiliary wool cast-on) is advantageous, but not required.

What you will learn:
Cat Bordi’s fast and clever cast-on
my alteration for creating a lace cast-on with holes at the center of your cowl
Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy bind-off.
You’ll also receive the pattern (usually a paid download on Ravelry).

Maximum 20 students.

½ day workshop

Students receive a handout in booklet form including the pattern for the Sonic Boom cowl.

No materials fee.

Work a swatch of 2×2 ribbing (12 to 24 stitches wide should be sufficient). Do not break yarn. We'll use this swatch to practice the bind-off.

class yarn (smooth, non-splitting, light or bright or medium color)
long-ish (32-inches or more) circular needle to work that yarn
one beginning of round stitch marker
homework swatch

No special needs for the room set up. A whiteboard or flip chart is nice to have but not need to have. I have a projector if the facilities can accommodate it. Room set-up should be tables and chairs either facing forward or in a U-shape.

This class has been taught at
The Whole Nine Yarns, Woodstock GA;
South Carolina Knit Inn 2016, Greenville SC;
Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair 2017, Fletcher NC;
Unwind 2018, Blowing Rock NC.
This cast-on was also taught in "Waste Not: Scrap Busting."
Smoky Mountain Knitting Guild, June 2015, Waynesville NC;

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