Steeks: Cutting Your Knitting


Sunday, August 19
09:30 to 12:30


85,00 $ Can
5,00 $ Can
90,00 $ Can (without taxes)

No place available

All workshop registrations are non-refundable, unless the class is cancelled by the Festival.

A weekend (3-day) pass to the festival is offered to participants taking a workshop. (limit one pass per person)


Learn about different techniques for steeking your handknits, how to work a crocheted reinforcement before you cut, and how to pick up stitches from a cut edge. This technique is ideal for creating colorwork cardigans that are knit in the round.

What to bring

Fingering weight or sport weight yarn in at least two contrasting colors, needles in two sizes (smallest size appropriate for yarn weight, and one or two sizes larger) for preferred method of working small circumferences in the round (DPNs, magic loop, two circulars).

Material provided:

Handout booklet with information and patterns


Dianna Walla
Sunday, August 19 09:30 to 12:30

Experience with colorwork required. Students will also need to complete a swatch at home prior to coming to the workshop.

Dianna Walla Paper Tiger

Dianna Walla Paper Tiger

Dianna is a knitwear designer, photographer, and writer currently based in Montréal. In addition to being a regular contributor of designs to Quince & Co, her work has appeared in Pom Pom Quarterly, Knitscene Magazine, Interweave Knits, and Brooklyn Tweed's Wool People series. She recently spent two years living in northern Norway, and the Nordic region maintains a strong influence on her work.


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