Friday, 1 May 2015

Eek, a Steek Retreat

The challenge for the Knitting at Lake Lauzon was to come up with a steek project. They asked for steeking, really they did. So we steeked. Steeks are beneficial when knitting with 2 colours. Mosaic knitting is 2-colour knitting where you only use one colour at a time. A great technique.
First we all worked on the Mosaic pattern. Then we sewed along the 5 extra steek stitches we added to the hat circumference.
Then we CUT.
No one fainted, everyone sewed and cut, everyone! Then we worked the buttonband and the crown of the hat. A marvelous job by all and wonderful finished hats.
Liz finished with a headband.

A terrific weekend at Lake Lauzon Resort. There will be another retreat in 2016, same weekend, same place. Looking forward to it already.
http://lakelauzonresort.com/
-Deb

4 comments:

  1. It was a great retreat! Looking forward to next year.

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