Class-Beginner Sweater Fall 2022
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*
Let’s learn to knit a cozy sweater. Lisa will walk you through all the steps necessary for making your first sweater fun and informative. You’ll also have your choice of making a child or adult sized sweater! Pre-class homework is required and listed at bottom of page. However, we will spend time in the first class discussing gauge so do not worry if your gauge is incorrect, or you have limited experience with making swatches. This class will help you to understand how it all works together.
SKILLS NEEDED: knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, reading a pattern, knitting in the round
SKILLS LEARNED: understanding how gauge works with your project, picking a size that fits your body, raglan construction, working short rows, picking up stitches, set-in pockets, and making modifications.
CLASS DATES: 5 Thursdays // 4pm - 6pm
- September 15, 29, October 13, 27, November 10
COST: $105, plus class supplies listed below.
SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE CLASS:
- Any worsted weight yarn in the amount called for in the pattern based on the size you're making. Please visit the shop for help choosing yarn.
- Brooklyn Tweed Shelter, Brooklyn Tweed Tones, Harrisville Highland, Berroco Ultra Alpaca, The Fibre Co Cumbria are all great choices.
Needles & Notions:
- Main Fabric: US 7 - 16” and 32” or 40” circular needles & DPNs
- Ribbing: US 6 - 16” and 32” or 40” circular needle & DPNs
- darning needle, scissors, tape measure/ruler, 10 yards of waste yarn & 10 stitch markers
- Tea with Jam and Bread by Heidi Kirrmaier (Child and Adult Sizing)
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 details, see the “Gauge Swatch Instruction” Handout in store or as a printable below. We will spend time in the first class discussing gauge so do not worry if your gauge is incorrect, or you have limited experience with making swatches. This class will help you to understand how it all works together.