Portuguese Knitting with Andre de Castro

Class description

In this class students will be able to learn through simple samples of stitches the basics of the Portuguese Knitting Style:

- small historical framework of the Portuguese Knitting Style
- how to hold the yarn, the needles, the placement of the hands and the correct tension when knitting
- how to use the Portuguese Knitting Style in order to minimize movements and consequently reduce the risk of injuries typical of other forms of knitting.
- how to use the Portuguese Knitting Style in order to knit in a more efficient, quick and simple way
 

Prerequisites: none

Materials needed

  • 4 mm and 4.5 mm/ US 6/ 7 circular needles, and
  • some basic notions like stitch markers scissors etc...
  • 50 gr of DK yarn in a light color

 

Portugese knitting

 Instructor info

Andre de Castro

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