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June 8th & 22nd Entrelac Felt Basket


Class Name: Entrelac Felt Basket by Kerri Shank

Class Date: Saturdays June 8th & 22nd

Class Hours: 1:00 – 3:00pm

Instructor: Terry King

Class Cost: $70

Skill Level: Adventurous, experienced beginner or intermediate

Class Description: Felted Entrelac Baskets by Kerri Shank. This month you will learn 2 new techniques, entrelac knitting and then the project will be felted at home in your washing machine creating a lovely basket! The pattern has instructions for 3 sizes. Materials given are for the smallest size only 5.5” high x 10” diameter at base (finished dimensions after felting). If you wish to make a medium or large basket please consult the pattern for quantities.

Material Needed:

 Pattern: Entrelac Baskets by Kerri Shank – We will have hard copies available for purchase

  • Yarn: 1 hank each of 4 coordinating colors of Cascade 220 or 220 Heathers OR 100% wool, worsted weight, NON-superwash, self-striping yarn such as Noro Kureyon or Ito. (The yarn must be feltable!)
  • Needle: US #11 double points and circulars in 16”, 24”, and 32”(for medium & large only) lengths OR #11 24” & 40” for magic loop, OR #11 interchangeable tips and 24” & 40” cords.
  • Notions:
    • Stitch markers
    • Tapestry needle
  • Optional: 1 pair of 15” purse handles for medium or 1 pair 20” purse handles for large size if you want to make a purse instead of a basket.

Gauge: not crucial

Skills you should have: You must know how to cast on, knit and purl. Familiarity with double pointed needles or magic loop technique is helpful.

Skills you will learn: How to knit entrelac and how to machine felt.

Homework: Please purchase yarn and have it wound, if needed, before class time.



Event Details

Event Details

Date: June 08, 2019

Start time: 01:00 p.m.

End time: 03:00 p.m.

Venue: Yarn Refuge

Directions: 3368 Lakeside Ct. Reno, NV 89436