Advanced Beginner Double-knitting with Alasdair Post-Quinn

About Advanced Beginner Double-knitting with Alasdair Post-Quinn

Many people have tried double-knitting once or twice in the past, but are still not feeling confident in their ability to start in on a project. If you're an experienced knitter who wants a little less basic introduction, or someone who needs a refresher on double-knitting, this is the workshop for you! In this workshop, we'll use the same techniques as in the intro workshop, but with a more complex chart. You will also learn a very clean double-knit selvedge and a variation on it, as well as a bind-off that is reminiscent of the cast-on.

This Fiber Arts Seminar is offered as part of the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2023 Virtual Winterfest and is limited to 20 students.

Class Materials Fee


Materials, Equipment, and Supplies the Student Must Bring to Class

2 solid colors (one light, one darker) of plain yarn in the DK to worsted weight range and a pair of straight or circular needles in the proper size.


Please at least watch (and ideally try) the cast-on at so that we can get past this step as quickly as possible in the workshop.

Skill Level

Intermediate; you need only be comfortable with the long-tail cast-on and basic knit and purl; previous experience with colorwork is also helpful but not necessary.

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Single session on Sunday, January 29, at 2 pm ET | 11 am PT.

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Advanced Beginner Double-knitting with Alasdair Post-Quinn
Alasdair Post-Quinn
Alasdair Post-Quinn

Alasdair Post-Quinn

Alasdair Post-Quinn, author of “Extreme Double-knitting,” “Double or Nothing,” and a handful of standalone patterns, has been working to push the boundaries of double-knitting since 2003. He lives in Cambridge, MA; aside from his self-published books and patterns, he frequently teaches live and virtual workshops for all levels of double-knitting experience.

How It Works

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About Lessonface, PBC & the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

Lessonface's mission is to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably. Since 2012, we've hosted more than 30,000 students and 2,000 teachers for live music, language, and arts lessons and classes online. We've hosted the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival's virtual fiber arts seminars since 2021, and are very happy to be hosting these seminars for the second annual Winterfest January 28-29, 2023.

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