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$80

Bottom Up Lace Raglan (Registration Closed)

June 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 2, 2016

Instructor: Lesley

Learn how to knit sweet cardigan in worsted weight yarn, with pretty lace details.

Three 2 hour classes over four total weeks. Please note that this class does not meet on May 19.

Instructor: Lesley

Skills needed: This class is rated “Rockin” – ability to knit and purl; experience increasing and decreasing is required.

Skills learned:

  • Reading lace charts
  • Bottom up seamless sweater construction
  • Raglan sleeve decreases
  • Picking up and knitting a button band
  • Buttonholes
  • Kitchener stitch

Materials:

  • To fit sizes: 34.5 (38.5, 42.5, 46.5, 50.5, 54.5) inches: 990 (1110, 1260, 1380, 1530, 1660) yards of worsted weight yarn.
  • US#7 (4.5mm) 40 inch circular needle
  • US#8 (5mm) 40 inch circular
  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • 4 buttons
  • Copy of the Lorna Suzanne sweater pattern, available on Ravelry

Photo by Ellen Mason

Homework:
Please prepare an accurate (blocked) gauge swatch. *Gauge is 19 sts and 24 rows/ 4” in stockinette stitch on larger needles. Please contact the shop for directions if you have never made a gauge swatch before. Cast on number of stitches for your size, unless you need assistance with sizing at class.

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