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Knitted Braids with Tanis Gray

Knitted Braids with Tanis Gray

$90.00

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All About the Braids

Looking to add some dimension to your knitting? Do knitted braids intrigue you? We’ll learn how to work 2-color Latvian (sometimes called the Baltic Braid) and 2-color Estonian braids while knitting up a textured cowl! We’ll also cover finishing techniques, and a brief history of these braids. 

Materials:

  • 2 Hanks aran (250 yards each color for shorter cowl version) or heavy worsted weight (400 yards each color for longer version) in contrasting shades
  • Size US 8 (5mm) 24” circular knitting needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Copy of Heirloom Braid Cowl pattern: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/heirloom-braid-cowl

 Homework:

  • With MC, cast on 120 sts, join into round being careful not to twist. Place marker for beginning of round.
  • Knit 1 round.
  • Purl 1 round