This series is tailored for you! After you choose your favorite sweater pattern this class will guide you through all the steps necessary for knitting a sweater that fits. We will start by considering yarn fibers and weights, move to size and fit, learn the importance of gauge and swatching, cover techniques, and finally we will focus on finishing and care of garment. The class will concentrate on sweater basics as well as provide individual instruction.
Prerequisites: must be able to cast on, knit, purl and bind off as well as have some previous experience knitting and completing a project.
Skills Taught: Sweater construction, checking gauge, pattern reading, techniques, life lines and correcting mistakes.
3 ways to register:
Materials: To be purchased at GarenHuis Yarn Studio.
Homework: Bring a favorite sweater from home with you to our first class. Also, choose your pattern and bring two copies of it to the first class.