Carbeth Sweater Workshop / October 17, November 7 & 21

$85.00
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Over a series of three classes, you will learn to knit a basic bottom up raglan sleeve sweater. The classes are spread out over 5 weeks so that all participants have plenty of time to knit each section of their sweater and be ready to proceed to the next step.

 

Date:  Thursday /  October 17, November 7 & 21

Time:  10:30 - 12:30

Fee:  $85

 

You will be given instructions that include shaping, increasing and decreasing.

Prerequisite:

knit stitch, purl stitch, cast on, bind off, knitting in the round and use of double pointed needles; students must have a basic understanding of backing out of knit stitch, reading their work and fixing small mistakes.

Class Supplies:

  • 800-1200 yards of chunky yarn (or DK held double***) This yardage allows for a longer sweater than the pattern suggests.
  • “Carbeth” pullover sweater pattern by Katie Davis
  • US sz 9-16”, 32”, and DPNs
  • US sz 10.5-16”, 24” 32”, and DPNs
  • Stitch Markers
  • Waste Yarn
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Calculator

Homework:

Gauge swatch - Gauge 14 stitches over 4” in stockinette stitch

 ***if lighter weight yarn is held double, then yardage requirements should be doubled****

 

Work Shop Details

Class 1:

Confirm size each student wants to make; Cast on body as well as cast on one sleeve.

Get comfortable with sleeve construction. Each student responsible for beginning and knitting second sleeve on their own.

 

***Homework prior to class 2***

Complete body knitting and both sleeves.

 

Class 2:

Join body and sleeves; begin shoulder and neck shaping decreases

 

Class 3:

Finishing