Class-Colorwork Sweater Fall 2022

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CLASS INFO - please scroll to the end and read carefully prior to enrolling in this class

*all students are required to wear a mask & be fully vaccinated against covid to participate*

The Grettir sweater is a modern take on traditional yoked pullovers, with shaped and classic silhouettes and options for either a crew neck or a turtleneck to best suit your comfort and style. In this advanced class, Cait will teach you bottom-up sweater construction, waist shaping (if applicable), how to use German short rows to ensure a good rounded yoke fit, stranded colorwork, and more!  Pre-class homework is required! 

SKILLS NEEDED: knitting, purling, decreasing, increasing, working in the round using magic loop & DPNs

SKILLS LEARNED: knitting a bottom up yoke sweater, stranded colorwork, grafting/kitchener stitch, waist shaping, German short rows, color dominance & wool sweater care.        

CLASS DATES: Wednesdays // 4pm - 6pm // October 5, 19, November 2, 16


COST: $95, plus the cost of supplies listed below. 



  • Please choose a worsted weight yarn that is non-superwash, such as Brooklyn Tweed Shelter or Tones. Amount of yarn will vary based on size chosen. See pattern for specific yardage requirements. This pattern requires 1 Main color and 3 contrasting colors. 

Needles & Notions: 

  • Main Fabric: US 7 - 16” and 32” circular needles & DPNs
  • Ribbing: US 5 - 16” and 32” circular needles & DPNs
  • Colorwork Fabric: US 8 - 16” and 32” circular needles
  • darning needle, scissors, tape measure/ruler, waste yarn & stitch markers


PRE-CLASS HOMEWORK: Please complete a gauge swatch with your chosen yarn on US 7 needles over stockinette stitch worked in the round. For more detailed instruction, see the printable “Gauge Swatch Instructions” Handout in store or below. 

Printable Gauge Swatch Instructions Handout

Printable Grettir Sweater Class Details

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