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First Sweater, So Faded • Saturday, 11/9, 12/7 & 1/25

$68.00

Saturday, November 9th, December 7th & January 25th
11:00 – 1:00 pm

This sweater is an ideal raglan pullover: worked from the top down, completely seamless, and just a little bit of texture to make it fit into a more modern wardrobe. Adjust the length of the sleeves and the body easily to fit your personal style!

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Description

Saturday, November 9th, December 7th & January 25th 11:00am – 1:00pm

This sweater is an ideal raglan pullover: worked from the top down, completely seamless, and just a little bit of texture to make it fit into a more modern wardrobe. Adjust the length of the sleeves and the body easily to fit your personal style!

Time: Three 2-hour classes

Level 4 (Pygora): ready to hybridize, able to knit and purl, knit in the round and increase and decrease in knitting or crocheting

Skills you need:

  • Knitting in the round
  • Reading a pattern
  • Ribbing
  • Casting on and binding off

Skills you’ll learn:

  • Measuring and gauge swatching
  • Reading a pattern with several sizes
  • Top down, seamless sweater construction
  • Raglan shaping
  • Color fading

Materials:

  • Fingering Weight yarn – 800 – 1928 yards
  • US 5 24″ & 32″ & double pointed needles
  • US 3 & 32″ & double pointed needles
  • So Faded by Andrea Mowry
  • Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors, stitch holders or scrap yarn, and a row counter is recommended

Classes:

  • 1st: measuring, choosing size, pattern highlighting/marking, calculating for fade, gauge swatch
  • 2nd: short row shaping, separating for sleeves, fading
  • 3rd: picking up for sleeves, pickup for for neckline

Preparation

  • Knit a gauge swatch as outlined in the pattern: Gauge (worked over stockinette stitch in the round & blocked): 25 sts & 32 rows = 4” on larger needles (how to swatch in the round)

Sarah Ondocsin: Her love of knitting and fibre all started with the desire to make a Harry Potter Gryffindor scarf a little over 15 years ago. Her grandmother took her to the local yarn shop in her hometown of Huntsville, AL and the rest is history. Sarah has since graduated from scarves and enjoys knitting socks, shawls, and sweaters. During the week, Sarah is a Speech-Language Pathologist for Gadsden County schools. You might also find her on stage in one of the local community theatre shows!