Skip Navigation Website Accessibility

Unraveling the Mystery of Mosaic Knitting (Gwen Bortner)

In mosaic knitting, the result looks complex, but the knitting is simple once you understand the basics. The unique nature of this technique results in a specialized chart and options for stitches and colors. You will be given the skills required and the opportunity to produce beautiful two-color geometric patterns utilizing the mosaic technique. Possibilities for adding the unique two-color technique to knitting projects will also be discussed.

Class Activity
You will begin with an overview of mosaic patterns and how charts are used, followed by hands-on practice creating a sample swatch of mosaic knitting.

Student Skill
Must be familiar with the basic concepts of charted knitting.

1 - 2 oz (approximately 80-140 yards) each of two contrasting colors of smooth worsted weight yarn and needles appropriate to the yarn selected.

Key Details
Duration: 3 hours
Minimum to run class: 5 attendees
Cancelation Policy: This is a Guest Instructor workshop and registration fees are non-refundable or exchangeable. Please see the main class page.

Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details: Advanced Beginner and Beyond
Materials Included: Please use yarn purchased at this shop. You will receive a one-time 10% discount on yarn purchased for this workshop.
Instructor: Gwen Bortner
Instructor Bio: Gwen Bortner teaches knitting techniques at workshops and conferences across the country and on Craftsy. She's been published in Knitter's Magazine, Creative Knitting and lots of other places. You can find Gwen's patterns, books, classes and thoughts on life on her website, Knitability, and her blog, The Same Stitch. When she's not on the road, she lives with her husband, Arlis, in Le Grand, Calif., in a farmhouse built in 1902 by her great-grandfather.

{{model.event.first_date}} - {{model.event.last_date}} {{model.event.sections.length}} Sessions {{model.event.sections[0].time}}
{{}} {{s.time}}

Seats available {{model.remainingSeats()}}



Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
(925) 263-2661
(877) 688-1012 – Toll Free

730 Camino Ramon,
Suite 186
Danville, CA 94526

Tues & Wed : 10AM - 5PM
Thursday : 10AM - 7PM
Fri & Sat : 10AM - 5PM
Sunday : 12PM - 4PM
Monday : Closed