Lucy Neatby: Bubbles Scarf DK Techniques

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Lucy Neatby: Bubbles Scarf DK Techniques


This workshop is full but don’t despair! Lucy is a fabulous instructor; take any of her classes and learn a lot (and have fun, too!) You can also call the shop at 780-477-9276 and ask to be put on the cancellation/wait list. We’ll let you know if a spot opens up.

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What It's All About

Join Lucy Neatby for a short introduction to two-colour, negative/positive double layer knitting. You’ll learn all the techniques required to knit Lucy’s fun Bubbles Scarf pattern. She’ll guide you through: a tubular cast-on in two colours, establishing a two-layer, two colour fabric and finding your most efficient method of handling two yarns. She’ll teach you how to read Double Knit (DK) charts, build patterns and keep edges closed and neat. You’ll also get an opportunity to add dimension to your fabric by stuffing your bubbles. If time permits, Lucy will show you how to complete the scarf with a tubular bind-off. Bonus: River City Yarns will purchase an electronic copy of Lucy’s Bubbles Scarf for you on the day of the workshop.

This workshop will take place at River City Yarns and may be held on our mezzanine level which is roomy but only accessible by stairs. If you have any concerns regarding your mobility on the stairs, please contact Cynthia:

Photos and Designs by Lucy Neatby: Bubbles Scarf

Skill Level


Please bring:

  • Two brightly contrasting solid colours of smooth worsted weight practice yarns.

  • One set of lightweight double pointed needles (DPNs); in a size appropriate to your yarn, usually 4.5 - 5 mm/US# 7 - 8.

  • Scissors

  • Crochet hook (same size or smaller as DPNs above)

  • Blunt darning needles

  • Usual knitting paraphernalia (stitch markers, measuring tape, etc.)

  • Kauni yarns and a 3.5 mm (US #4) circular needle are optional. (If you’d like to cast on the actual Bubbles Scarf after your practice piece is finished.)

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About Lucy Neatby:

River City Yarns is so pleased to welcome Lucy Neatby back to Edmonton. Lucy is an internationally recognized teacher, designer, and writer who thrills knitters around the world with her inimitable charm, knowledge, and uniquely colourful designs. Her passion for nurturing and empowering knitters, and putting them in control of their art, is legendary! She is the author three books: Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style, A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-knitters! and the Learn With Lucy DVD series (16 titles). Barb and Cynthia have taken several workshops with her, have knit from her books and single patterns and watched her dvds. She’s an engaging instructor with a love of colour, design and technique; you’ll be inspired, motivated and energized after spending a day with Lucy.

This workshop includes:

  • 3 hours of expert instruction on reversible double knitting;

  • pro tips and helpful ideas to improve your knitting skills;

  • hands-on, technical exercises that allow you to double knit with confidence.

Other important info that you should know about...

  • You have to pay the registration fee in advance to hold your seat. You can pay online or call the store at 780-477-9276 to make a payment over the phone.

  • This workshop may be held on our mezzanine level which is roomy but only accessible by stairs. If you have mobility issues and can't manage the stairs, please contact Cynthia:

  • Cancellations? We know you have every intention of coming, but life happens! And because we are hosting a special guest, there are more up front expenses involved. Here is our cancellation policy for this special event:

    • If you cancel 30 days (or more) prior to your workshop date, we will refund your registration fee less a $25 administration & service fee.

    • If you need to cancel in the 30 day period prior to the workshop, we will refund your registration fee less a $25 administration & service fee only if we are able to fill your spot from our waitlist.

    • No refunds will be made if you have to cancel less than 7 days before your class is scheduled to begin. If you are unable to attend, you may invite a friend to take your place.

    • If minimum enrolment is not met we reserve the right to cancel the class. A full refund of your registration fee will be given should this situation arise.

  • Questions, comments, concerns, suggestions? Please contact