• Knit Stranded Colorwork
  • Knit Stranded Colorwork
  • Knit Stranded Colorwork
  • Knit Stranded Colorwork
  • Knit Stranded Colorwork

Knit Stranded Colorwork




Interested in attending but no sessions available that fit your schedule? Please fill out this form and we will notify you when new sessions are added!

Please note: All class registrations are final; please view our Cancellation Policy and Covid-19 Policy for more information. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to abide by these policies. Thank you for supporting our small business!  

Skill level requirement: Intermediate. This is NOT a learn to knit class; See below for more info. If you're a total beginner, check out our Knitting 101 Workshop.

Learn to knit colorwork while working on an elegant earwarmer. If you've mastered knitting basics and are looking to tackle more complex projects, this workshop is for you! By the end of this class you’ll be ready to tackle larger colorwork patterns of your choosing.

In this three hour workshop, we'll cast on the With the Flow Earwarmer pattern and learn colorwork techniques as we go. You will learn how to:

  • Stranded colorwork  
  • Knitting both Continental and English style at the same time 
  • Yarn management 
  • Carrying floats 
  • Reading a chart  

Due to the slow nature of knitting, you may not finish the earwarmer during class hours. However, we will cover all of the trickiest parts of the pattern, and you'll be well-prepared to finish on your own! 

SKILL REQUIREMENTS: This is an intermediate level knitting workshop. In order to register, you must have confidence in the following knitting skills, and have practiced them in the recent past. Due to the group nature of this workshop, we will not be able to provide instruction on the below. 

  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Knitting in the round
  • Casting on
  • Binding off 

If you're a newbie or need a refreshed on any of the above, join us for Knitting 101 and Knitting 102 (Bow Headband or Hat) to get some practice in and build your skills!

Materials + Tools Required 

 Yarn, needles & notions will be available for purchase at our shop at a 10% discount!

     Class Details

    Date: select start date above 
    Location: Brooklyn Craft Company, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here’s where we’re located)
    Cost: $55 includes three hours of instruction and knitting pattern. Materials are not included. A 10% discount will be honored for all students the day of class, or feel free to swing by to shop in advance!

    All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.

    Meet Your Instructor

    Kristin Parker (she/her) is a queer fiber artist currently living on Lenape/Canarsee territory in now-called Brooklyn. Her work centers around interdependence, repair, and connection. Kristin has been knitting for over 25 years and is particularly passionate about knitting socks as well as stranded color work using local fiber. She teaches knitting all over the city in both class formats as well as one-on-ones. Her writing about knitting has been published in Hudson Valley Textile Project’s publication Common Threads. Kristin is also very involved in the Fibershed movement and is co-leading the expansion of the New York Fibershed with NY Textile Lab. Though knitting is Kristin’s main squeeze she also adores spinning her own yarn, visible mending, natural dyeing, sewing, and dabbling in many other crafts. She is also an organizer with SURJ NYC, focusing on Indigenous Solidarity work. Connect with her at @kpmadethings on instagram.

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