Playing with Patchwork

Log cabin block variations

1-2 class hours.

Learn the basics of patchwork technique and explore log cabin knitting! Rectangles called logs are worked in tiers around a center square. We’ll make a basic garter stitch block in class, then talk about different ways to size, color, arrange, and join blocks. Intrigued? Come play with patchwork! Like the quilting technique of the same name, log cabin knitting is an excellent way to be thrifty AND creative!

Materials 

  • 3 balls (30 yds each) #4 weight yarn in 3 coordinating colors
  • Knitting needle 1 size smaller than listed on ball band

Homework

None.