Machine Knitter's Guild at the College of DuPage

'Creating Unity from Bits of Fluff'


Welcome to the InterKnit Website

Carol Scott


Retiring in 2007 after teaching fashion design and merchandising for 26 years gave Carol Scott the opportunity to pursue a second career following her passion for sewing and knitting.  She now designs garments and patterns for both hand and machine knitting and teaches for shops, knitting guilds and seminars nationwide.  Carol designs for Misti Alpaca and Interlacements yarn companies and her patterns have also appeared in One Skein Wonders books and on the website.  She is also part of a new design cooperative, That AHA Moment Knits, whose website will present online patterns beginning in June 2010.  


Fun with Fairisle

This 2-day workshop will explore the process as well as the design opportunities of fairisle knitting on the machine.  On the first day a lecture/demo will present the mechanics of fairisle, yarn selection, float control, garment construction possibilities, fairisle design, color selection and alternative ways of coloration.  The second day will be for hands-on practice of fairisle techniques.  Participants have the opportunity to complete fairlsle project by the end of the second day.