Sweater Independent Study

$90.00

Have a special sweater on your mind for 2020? Want to take the plunge but nervous about flying solo? Let’s do it together in this one month independent study!

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Description

Have a special sweater on your mind for 2020? Want to take the plunge but nervous about flying solo? Let’s do it together in this one month independent study!

Four 2-hour sessions

Skills required:

Must have previously made a sweater.

Skills learned:

  • gauge
  • selecting the proper pattern size
  • finishing Skills
  • how to plan and manage large knitting projects

Materials:

  • Pattern, which must be submitted to instructor prior to the start of class. Pattern must be in worsted, DK or sport weight yarn.
  • yarn in the appropriate quantity for the desired size of finished sweater.
  • appropriately sized needles per selected pattern for swatching. Additional needles, if necessary, can be purchased after initial class meeting.
  • stitch markers
  • darning needles

Homework:

  • Students are to provide at least one gauge swatch, 6×6”, attempting to match pattern gauge. (If first attempt does not match, it is recommended that students swatch again)
  • Students are to select a sweater pattern in worsted, DK, or sport weight yarn.
  • Swatches should be measured prior to washing and blocking, and be brought to class having been washed and blocked.

*Pattern shown is the Throwback by Andrea Mowry.

Additional information

Date

SU Feb 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2-4 pm, SU Mar 1, 8, 15 & 22, 12-2 pm, Apr 5, 19, 26 & May 3, 2-4 pm