Knitting Masterclass. Knitwear Design and Entrelac

Last weeks private Knitting Masterclass and lunch was great fun.
We covered Entrelac, Knitwear design and Pattern compilation.
Lorraine designed her own sweater and completed the size specification 
according to her tension swatch. 
Lots of number crunching followed as she worked out the number of 
stitches and rows required for each part of pattern.
The Entrelac technique uses short rows, decreases 
and picked up stitches, resulting in patchwork knitted all in one.
We used garter stitch for the swatch, but, you can use any stitch you like as long as the
stitch repeat matches the number of stitches or rows for each block.

The next Entrelac Knitting Workshop will be held at Castaway Yarns in Haxby, near York.

Sat 14th July – Knitting Entrelac

The Entrelac technique looks like magic, with the changing direction of the stitches. Audrey Wilson will show you how to use this technique using short rows, decreases and picked up stitches. Resulting in patchwork knit all in one.
1pm - 5pm.

Book Now Yarn and pattern are included as well as tea and coffee and cakes! Book your place now as spaces are limited. Please bring 4mm needles with you. Call into Castaway Yarns at 6 Haxby Shopping Centre. Haxby or call 01904 764 644 to book your place or via our contact form


  1. I like knitwear. And I actually got tons of books about knitting and how to knit, but I can never seem to be good at it. Enrolling at those class might be a good idea.

  2. You would be very welcome to join us Kay. For more information please email us at:


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