AY Honor Knitting - Advanced Answer Key used by North American Division

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Knitting - Advanced

Skill Level

3

Year

1970

Version

23.05.2024

Approval authority

North American Division

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Knitting - Advanced
Arts, Crafts and Hobbies
Skill Level
123
Approval authority
North American Division
Year of Introduction
1970
See also


1

Have the Knitting honor.


For tips and instruction see Knitting.



2

Knit a gauge swatch with the yarn of your choice and the needles recommended on the yarn label as follows:
Looking at your yarn label, cast on 6 or 10 more stitches than the gauge listed making sure you have an odd number of stitches. For example, if the knitting gauge is 18 sts and 24 rows, cast on (18 +6) = 24 and one more to make it odd or 25 total.
Row 1 RS – *K1, P1* repeat to the end of the row (ending with P1, K1)
Row 2 WS – *K1, P1* repeat to the end of the row (ending with P1, K1)
Row 3 RS – K1, P1, K1, P1, *K1* repeat until four stitches from the end of the row, P1, K1, P1, K1
Row 4 WS – K1, P1, K1, P1, *P1* repeat until four stitches from the end of the row, P1, K1, P1, K1
Repeat rows 3 and 4 until swatch measures 5 inches (12.5 cm)
Repeat row 1 and 2
Bind off
Abbreviations:
RS – Right side
WS – Wrong side
K1 – Knit one
P1 – Purl one




3

Block your swatch and measure your gauge. Does it match the recommended gauge on the yarn label? If it does not, how do you adjust?




4

Why is it important that your gauge matches a pattern in making clothing?




5

What is colorwork? Make one item that uses: Intarsia, Stranded colorwork or Fair Isle.




6

What are cables? Make one item that uses cables.




7

Knit one of the following in the round using double pointed needles or circular needles (magic loop): Mittens, socks, fingerless gloves, wrist warmers, hat brim up with decreases.




8

Knit a sweater that fits you or another person.




9

Read Psalm 139 and discuss how it applies to the act of knitting.




10

Do one of the following:



10a

Teach someone how to complete a basic knitting project.




10b

Visit a nursing home or shut-in person and spend a good part of the day sharing and knitting with others.




10c

Use knitting as a conversation starter to speak to someone about the gospel.





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