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First Cardigan with Set-In Sleeves*

If you're ready to move beyond the world of scarves to the the world of sweaters, this is the class for you. You'll make a basic, worsted-weight cardigan with set-in sleeves, classic and wearable. The main goal of the class is to teach you how to finish your sweater using horizontal to horizontal, vertical to vertical, and horizontal to vertical seaming techniques. You'll also learn how to pick up stitches for a neckline and discuss the tips and tricks of sweater-making. This cardigan must be made for the person knitting it. The majority of the knitting will be done outside of class, so be prepared for homework in order to take advantage of in-class technique practice.

Prerequisite: Knitting II, or equivalent
Instructor: Cyndi Shepherd
Date: Thursdays - 9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, 11/13, 12/4; 2014
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Materials Required:

  • Yarn to give you a gauge of 5 stitches to one inch in the following amounts: finished size 32(36, 40, 44)  (48, 52, 56)": 988,(1,235, 1,482, 1,729) ( 1,976, 2,223, 2,470) yards  
  • US size 5 and 7 needles or size to get gauge of 5 sts to 1"
  • 24" circular needle in smaller size for button band
  • 6-8 buttons  
  • Your Knitting Tool Kit
  • A sweater that fits you well to use for size estimate  
  • Valley Yarns pattern B-9 (to be provided by the instructor) is included in the price of the class.  

When possible, please buy your materials from WEBS.

Make a swatch 6" x 6" and bring to the first class.

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$120.00 each
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