NEW Top Down Sweater Class
Ready to knit your first beautiful sweater?
This sweater is great to throw over a t-shirt or tank top when there is a little chill in the air. It has a 3-4” ease and a figure flattering lace panel in the front and back. The stockinette side gives a visual slimming effect. It is worked from the top-down which means that the sweater can be tried on as it is being knitted to customize its fit, especially in length.  You also have the option to omit the lace - a great choice for beginners or those who want a more classic look.

Size: XXS (XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
Chest Measurement: To fit 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60) inch chest ease.

Class is three sessions.
Session 1 (2 - 3 hours):
- take measurements and select size
- review pattern and modifications
- cast on
- begin yoke a
- join for knitting in the round
- go over lace chart

Session 2 (2 hours)
- separate for sleeves
- discuss different shaping techniques

Session 3 (2 hours)
- pick up for sleeves
- pick up for neckline

Class fee is $65 (plus materials).  Students will receive a class discount of 10% off the price of yarn purchased for the class.

PRE-REQUISITE:  Gauge class

HOMEWORK:  Work your gauge swatch to determine your needles size.  There will be homework between the sessions. Please make sure that you will have enough time to complete the homework between the sessions.

- Cascade Venezia Worsted (70% Merino, 30% Silk) (218 yards/skein) – 5 (5, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10) skeins
- 1 set of US # 7 (4.5 mm) –32” circular needle or needle size to obtain gauge
- 1 set of US # 7 (4.5 mm) - 16” circular needle or DPN or needle size to obtain gauge
- 1 set of US # 5 (3.75 mm) - 32” circular needle
- 1 set of US # 5 (3.75 mm) 16” circular needle or DPN
- Tapestry Needle
- Stitch Markers
- Scrap Yarn for holding stitches
Gauge: 18 sts = 4 inches in stockinette on larger sized needles.

Choose from three groups:

  • Group "A" - Wednesdays, 2/15, 3/1 & 3/15 from 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Group "B" - Thursdays, 3/30, 4/13 & 4/27 from 1 - 3 pm
  • Group "C" - Mondays, 4/17, 5/1 & 5/15 from 6 pm - 8 pm
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Additional Gauge Class Dates
If you want it to fit

With the upcoming sweater classes, we have scheduled some additional gauge classes:
  • Wednesday, 2/8 from 6 - 7:30 pm
  • Thursday, 3/16 from 1 - 2:30pm    
  • Monday, 4/10 from 6 - 7:30 pm

Getting the correct gauge is critical to knitting garments that fit.  In one and a half hour class, you will learn all about getting gauge - and much more.  A gauge swatch allows you to determine your gauge, but it also tells you so much more!
- The value of swatching - it's more than just gauge
- Factors that affect stitch and row gauge
- How to knit an effective gauge swatch
- Measuring and calculating stitch and row gauge
- What to do when your gauge doesn't match the pattern gauge
Prerequisites:  Students must be confident knitting and purling

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Deco Fans Cowl Class
Date Change to 3/21

The class date for Deco Fans has been changed to Tuesday, 3/21 from 6 - 8 pm.

Deco Fans' is inspired by classic Art Deco wallpaper.  Although the stitch pattern looks complex, it features a combination of slipped stitches and cabling so colors are worked one at a time.  Worked in two colors of Mecha, the slipped stitches of this pattern provide a great opportunity to pair one semi-solid colorway with one of the highly variegated or watercolor colorways that for which Malabrigo is known.  Knit flat, the cowl has a button band to provide a variety of different ways for wearing.
In class, we will cover:
- chart reading
- slip stitches
- cables
- picking up stitches
- button holes
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