Neighborhood Fiber Co.

3-D Knitwear with Olga Buraya-Kefelian!

7 in stock
  • 3-D Knitwear with Olga Buraya-Kefelian!

Neighborhood Fiber Co.

3-D Knitwear with Olga Buraya-Kefelian!

7 in stock

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Description

Learn about Olga’s philosophy and insight into the distinct principles of knitwear that she uses in her approach while making her dimensional designs, more specifically, her new design Boko-Boko Cowl which is the epitome of 3-D knitting! The Boko-Boko cowl is knit in the round, and uses increases and decreases to create a dramatic effect. Carrying the fingering weight yarn with our Chromium (Stainless Steel & Silk blend) adds a longer lasting effect for wearability of such design and preserves the sculptural look

This is one 2 hour class taught by Olga Buraya-Kefelian in our studio on April 8th from 4-6pm

Skills needed: knowing how to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, increase and decrease.

Skills learned:

  • Introductory lecture on 3 basic principles of dimensional texture used in knitwear.
  • Learning Cast on and Bind off varieties for stretchy edging and it’s purpose for dimensional knitwear.
  • Crochet-Chain Cast On for the Boko-Boko Cowl

Materials Needed:

  • Smaller size: 1 Skein of Studio Sock (400yds) and 1 Skein of Chromium (413yds)
  • Second size: 2 Skeins of Studio Sock (400yds ea) and 2 Skeins of Chromium (413yds ea)
  • Largest size: 3 Skeins of Studio Sock (400yds ea) and 3 skeins of Chromium (413yds ea)
  • Size 4 US needles 24in long or needle needed to obtain gauge
  • Crochet Hook Size D
  • Stitch Markers
  • Tapestry Needle

All materials can be purchased in our studio prior to the class. Including the Boko-Boko Cowl pattern, otherwise, please bring your printed pattern to class.

All images copyright Olga Buraya-Kefelian.