Teacher Sweater - $120

Saturdays:

7/23: 11a-2p

8/6, 8/27, 9/17, 10/1 & 10/15: 11a-1p

10/29: 11a-2p

Many of you have been requesting a class in which students learn how to create or adapt patterns to fit their specific body measurements.  This is it!  Lisa will be guiding students through knitting the perfect-fitting sweater in this class.  She has designed a pullover that uses every student's individual measurements to create a personalized pattern.  Students will be led through the entire process from taking measurements to weaving in ends during 16 hours of instruction.  Don't miss this workshop!

Prerequisites: Intermediate knitting skills, including being comfortable with standard increases/decreases; previous sweater knitting would be helpful, but is not required

Homework:

  • Select your yarn and knit a gauge swatch that is at least 5"x5" in stockinette stitch; block and bring to the first class

Supplies:

  • Sport weight yarn in enough quantity for the size sweater you are knitting plus a large gauge swatch (we used Harrisville Shetland in two colors)
  • US #3 & #5 needles
  • Flexible tape measure (for taking body measurements)
  • Stitch markers (2 different colors or styles)
  • Yarn needle (Chibi)
  • Pencil

Skills Learned:

  • Taking measurements
  • Measuring gauge
  • Adapting a pattern to include hip, waist, and/or bust shaping
  • Bottom-up sweater construction
  • Set-in sleeve construction
  • Adjusting sleeve circumference and length
  • Seaming
  • Finishing & blocking