Sweater Series Class

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 making a gauge swatch, 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:  The student 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, and
correcting mistakes.

This class is five 2 hour sessions:  Saturdays August 10, 17, 24, 31 and September 7 2024 from 10am - 12noon

3 ways to register:

  1. Add this class to your cart and checkout online
  2. Call us at (616) 294-3492
  3. Stop in the shop

Materials (to be purchased at GarenHuis Yarn Studio):

  • Sweater Pattern of your choosing. Please select and purchase your pattern prior to first class.
  • Yarn to be purchased after first class.
  • You may also need standard knitting accessories which you may already have and will go over in class (knitting needles, stitch markers, scissors, ruler or tape measure, etc.)

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

Max Class Size: 4 students