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ARNE & CARLOS: New Nordic Knitting - An Introduction to Norwegian Stranded Colour Work

ARNE & CARLOS

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New Nordic Knitting - An Introduction to Norwegian Stranded Colour Work

Saturday Nov. 2nd 2:00-5:00pm

Location: University Golf Club at 5185 University Blvd., Vancouver, BC

Norwegian stranded colour work is all about tension. In this class, you will learn the basics of Norwegian style stranded knitting with 2 colours from expert Nordic knitters ARNE & CARLOS, who will show you the easiest and most relaxing way to hold the needles and the yarns, and teach you important techniques and tricks that will help you achieve perfect tension while keeping all of your stitches even and beautiful, in true Norwegian style! We will work with bulky yarn and thick needles and practice our colour work techniques while knitting a hat with the traditional X and O pattern, which is the easiest Norwegian pattern that you could possibly work with. Whether you are an inexperienced or experienced knitter, if you have ever wanted to learn how to knit stranded colour work as it is done in the Norway and the other Nordic countries, by master knitters who come from that part of the world, this is the class for you!

Yarn (not included):
2 balls of ROWAN Cocoon in contrasting colours of your choice. Samples pictured above are 1 ball of colour #801 Polar and 1 ball of colour #813 Seascape (Urban Yarns will be restocking #801 Polar soon!)

Needles (not included):
1 circular needle size 6mm / US 10, length 40cm / 16"
1 circular needle size 6.5mm / US 10.5, length 40cm / 16"
1 set of 5 double-pointed needles (DPNs) size 6.5mm / US 10.5

Homework:
With smaller size circular needle and your main colour, cast on 64 stitches. Join in the round, and work in k2, p2 ribbing for 10 rows.

Level of knitting proficiency required:
Knitting skills needed. Participants should be able to knit, purl and decrease. This project is suitable for intermediate knitters as well as advanced knitters who want to learn Norwegian stranded colour work or who want to improve on their colour work skills.

Important Note:
We will be focusing on stranded colour work techniques, so please do not expect to finish the entire hat in the class, as the hat itself may take longer than 3 hours to complete. However, ARNE & CARLOS will give you lots of tips to take home with you, so you can finish later.

ARNE & CARLOS Class and Lecture Registration Info:

All classes include coffee/tea/water, pattern handouts, and a 4.25" x 7" University Golf Club notepad and pen. Class prices do not include yarn or needles. Urban Yarns will be restocking the yarns and needles called for on an ongoing basis, so if we are sold out we won't be for long!

To accommodate ARNE & CARLOS's maximum class size of 25 students, all classes as well as the lecture will be held at the University Golf Club at 5185 University Blvd., a 3-minute drive or 10-minute bus ride west of Urban Yarns Point Grey.

Online Purchase: To avoid any discrepancy between online, phone, and in-person registration, registration for the ARNE & CARLOS classes and lecture will be online-only at www.urbanyarns.com/arne-carlos/. Since this is the same platform as our web store for shipping physical purchases, you will need to fill in both your billing address and shipping address even if there is nothing to "ship". If you are purchasing class/lecture tickets only, you may leave the Shipping Method as the default "Ship to my address" (there will be no shipping charge applied). We suggest purchasing any physical products like yarn or needles as a separate online order afterwards so that you can make clear to us if you would like those product shipped or held to pick up in-store. Payment methods include all major credit cards or by Paypal account, and both credit card and Paypal payments are processed by the Paypal platform.

Tickets: After your online purchase, you will receive an order confirmation by email - this email serves as your ticket. Please bring a printout of this email to your class or lecture. If you do not receive an email confirmation within 24 hours of your purchase, please contact us at support@urbanyarns.com and we will resend.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation requests must be made by email to support@urbanyarns.com, listing the first and last name the purchase was made under, and the order number. Cancellations will be accepted for full refund until Tuesday October 1st, 2019 at midnight PDT. No cancellations or refunds will be accepted after this date, however you may send a friend in your place by emailing support@urbanyarns.com with the first and last name the purchase was made under, the order number, and the first and last name of the person who will be attending in your stead.

Waitlist: Once sold out, there will be no waitlist option for the classes and lecture, however after the cancellation deadline has passed we will re-open online registration on Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 at 7pm PDT for any vacated spots.

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