Weekender Sweater Class

The Weekender, designed by Andrea Mowry, has proven itself to be a pattern loved by all. This simple pattern is easy to customize for fit and style depending on body length, arm length (or omission for a sleeveless version), and amount of positive ease so it compliments a variety of body types and sizes.  In this course you will discuss fit and construction in addition to learning how to create the slip-stitch faux hem, short rows, 3-needle bind-off, tubular bind-off, picking up stitches for sleeves, and more.

When: Wednesdays, January 9th, February 6th, and February 13th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Required Skills: Must be comfortable:

  • Knitting and purling
  • Cast-on
  • Decreasing
  • Working in the round on DPNs or via magic loop method
  • Working flat and in the round

Taught Skills: 

  • Short rows
  • Tubular bind-off (including kitchener stitch)
  • 3-Needle bind-off
  • Picking up and knitting arm stitches
  • Slipped stitch center line

Homework: Swatch until you get gauge.  If you need assistance or would like gauge checked, bring your blocked swatch into the store and we can help!

Materials: 

  • Appropriate amount of Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok, Studio Donegal Soft, Brooklyn Tweed Shelter, or Brooklyn Tweed Ranch 01 
  • Appropriate needles to get gauge (pattern recommends US 8 and US 9)
  • Notions - including stitch markers and stitch holder or waste yarn
  • Pattern (hard copy available for purchase in store with Ravelry code)

Pattern: The Weekender by Andrea Mowry (hard copy available for sale in store with a Ravelry code included)

Instructor: Carmin and Raeli

Please note that all sales are final for classes, workshops, K2TOGs, and lectures. No exchanges or refunds can be made.



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