Knit Your First Sweater! (EXCLUSIVE!) (Part 1 of 2)
Friday, November 1, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Projects & Patterns, Tips & Techniques
There are few things as satisfying as being able to knit your very own sweater. But even if you’ve knit many other types of projects, knitting sweaters involves techniques and a knowledge base that might still be unfamiliar to you. This class will serve as a firm foundation for your first sweater and teach you all of the techniques you will encounter along the way. Students will come to class with a specific sweater pattern (see Supplies List below) and a blocked swatch that will form the basis for learning about gauge. We will then continue to work on the swatch as we go through the pattern, using it to try out the various techniques that will be encountered throughout the sweater-knitting process and ensuring that you will be familiar with everything you need to know before you embark on your sweater, including methods of casting on, increases and decreases, selvedge stitches, keeping track of lengths and stitch patterns, blocking, seaming, and neckline treatments. You will leave ready to begin you first sweater with confidence.
Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; working in the round; have completed several projects
Supplies to Bring:
Materials Fee (to Be Paid Directly to the Teacher):