Pleasing Plaits

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3 class hours.

The intriguing horizontal element known as Herringbone or Latvian braid is seen on garments and accessories across northern Europe and the Baltic. In this class you’ll learn how to make several types of braided cast-ons, make braids across the middle of fabric using increase/decrease and stranding techniques, and work braiding as you bind off. By the end of class you’ll be planning pleasing plaits for all your projects!

Materials 

  • 50 yds each #4 weight yarn in three light or bright complementary colors
  • US 7 needle
  • basic supplies (scissors, tapestry needle, markers, etc.)

Homework

None.