Good Measure: Understanding Body and Garments for a Perfect Fit (NEW & EXCLUSIVE!)
Date & Time
Friday, November 3, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Type:
3-Hour Class
Skill Level:
All Levels Welcome
Deborah Newton
Design, Tips & Techniques
Class Details:
Learn how to take measurements for both body and garments to develop schematic drawings for the best fit. Learn how to use these schematics together as a way to choose patterns and sizes. Learn the best way to analyze a pattern and adapt it for your own measurements. Learn Deborah’s process for approaching all kinds of projects with fit in mind. Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; chart reading; have knit a whole garment; have knit a few accessories; basic finishing techniques
Supplies for Class:
Pencils and markers; eraser; soft tape measure; 5 square to the inch graph/grid paper; calculator. A simple pullover sweater that fits well, manufactured or handknit, preferably a classic fit, not very oversized or very close-fitting.