Friday, November 3, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Session Type:

3-Hour Class

Skill Level:

Advanced Beginner

Teacher:

Melissa Leapman

Category

Tips & Techniques

Class Details:

In this fun hands-on workshop, learn how designers use fully fashioned shaping to create flattering sweaters. No matter your shape, use your knitting prowess to create knockout pieces that fit and flatter.

Homework:

Swatch #1: With smooth, light-colored worstedweight yarn and size 8 (5mm) needles, cast on 17 sts. Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; repeat from * across, ending with k1. Row 2: *P1, k1; repeat from * across, ending with p1. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 four times total. Slip sts onto a holder. Swatch #2: With smooth, lightcolored worsted-weight yarn and size 8 (5mm) needles, cast on 35 sts. Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; repeat from * across, ending with k1. Row 2: *P1, k1; repeat from * across, ending with p1. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 four times total. Row 9: K4, p3, k4, p3, k7, p3, k4, p3, k4. Row 10: P4, k3, p4, k3, p7, k3, p4, k3, p4. Slip sts onto a holder. Swatch #3: With smooth, light-colored worsted-weight yarn and size 6 (4mm) needles, cast on 25 sts. Slip sts onto a holder. Swatch #4: With smooth, light-colored worsted-weight yarn and size 8 (5mm) needles, cast on 42 sts. Row 1 (RS): *K2, p2; repeat from * across, ending with k2. Row 2: *P2, k2; repeat from * across, ending with p2. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 four times total. Slip sts onto a holder.

Supplies to Bring:

Four homework swatches with extra yarn; size 8 (5 mm) knitting needles; size 5 (3.75 mm) dpn; four split-ring stitch markers; sticky notes.

Day

Friday