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Top Down Baby Cardigan with Susan B. Anderson

Learn the ins and outs of making a simple raglan-style top-down baby cardigan. A pattern to make a basic top-down cardigan will be provided, which includes lots of options for different edgings, button bands, closures, a hood, short or long sleeve…and you'll get lots of choices to create your own one-of-a-kind baby sweater. The main pattern sizes include newborn to 2 years old. Also included in the class materials is a tiny ornament-sized cardigan pattern that you can opt to make during class. The tiny size of this pattern makes it easy to get to all of the concepts of a top-down seamless sweater. Tips and tricks are provided to make this cardigan and other top-down garments simple and fast. A winning formula for knitting and designing your own baby cardi (and ANY larger cardigan, including adult sizes!) is included in the class and will be discussed. 

Prerequisite: Knitting II or equivalent
Instructor: Susan B. Anderson
Date: Saturday, 10/11/14
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Materials Required: 

  • 300 yards of a worsted-weight yarn to make the baby cardigan, 150 yards or less to make the doll or ornament-sized cardigan. Suggested yarns are Valley Yarns Northampton (2 skeins for baby cardi, 1 skein for doll cardi), or Cascade 220 (2 skeins for baby cardi, 1 skein for doll cardi)
  • US size 7 24-inch circular needle (or size needed to get gauge of 5 stitches to one inch in stockinette stitch)
  • Set of 4 double-pointed needles in US size 7 or size to get gauge
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Scrap yarn
  • Tape measure
  • Stitch markers (at least 4)
  • Buttons: 3/4 inch to 1-inch, 2-8 buttons depending on your personal preference
  • Matching thread and sewing needle

HOMEWORK: 

  • Make a gauge swatch of at least 4" x 4" to ensure gauge of 5 stitches to 1"

*All materials must be purchased at WEBS

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