Sweater Savvy: Knit a First Sweater that Fits (NEW!)
Thursday, January 25, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Session Type:
3-Hour Class
Skill Level:
Advanced Beginner
Lisa Toppin
Garments, Knitting
Class Details:

Learn how to create knitted garments that fit your body perfectly. We will cover the entire process, from measuring and swatching to selecting the right yarn and choosing a pattern.

Topics Covered:
• Understanding body measurements and how they relate to knitting patterns
• Creating accurate gauge swatches and adjusting gauge if necessary
• Choosing the right yarn for a particular pattern
• Understanding ease and how it affects the fit of a garment
• Making modifications to patterns to ensure a perfect fit
• "The Math" for using your gauge
• Tips and tricks for finishing knitted garments

By the end of the class, students will have the skills and confidence to create knitted garments that fit.

Technique Requirements: knit/purl, cast on/bind off, increase/decrease, working in the round



Supplies for Class:

A tape measure, pen/pencil, calculator.