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Learn to Knit a Sweater Workshop Knit Along

Learn to Knit a Sweater Workshop Knit Along

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Learn to Knit a Sweater workshop.

In this 5 week workshop you will learn everything you need to knit a sweater. 

Gauge and choosing the correct size including any ease that may be needed,  setting up for raglans, German Short rows, separating for sleeves .   The sweater  is knit top down and in the round with no seaming needed and with short sleeves this will be a fun fast knit.


This is not a learn to knit class but is suitable for an adventurous beginner who wants to learn lots of new techniques.

You should be able to cast on, knit in the round, be able to increase and decrease, work independently, read a pattern and follow instruction. 

We will be knitting the Tolsta Tee by Rebbeca Clow.  This versatile and size inclusive pattern has lots of ideas for modifications, you could choose to add stripes, or an eyelet row, perhaps color blocking or some simple embroidery added after you finished the list is endless.

We have chosen to use   Berroco Modern Cotton a beautiful light  worsted  weight yarn in a range of pretty  summer colors. 60% Pima cotton and 40% Rayon make this yarn perfect for summer garments.

There is small amount of preparation you will need to before the class please fully read all the details below.

You will need to have knit in advance your gauge swatch in order for us to choose the correct needle size and garment size for you.

Please use a circular needle for your  swatch and follow the  information in the You Tube  video link  for swatching  in the round.  It is vital that you swatch  in the round to achieve the correct information we need to ensure your garment will fit.

Swatch information ( using the video from above)

Cast on 25 stitches  and knit for 25 rows.   Start with recommended needle size of #8/5mm.   once you have knit 25 rows, purl a row and change needle size to a #7/4.5mm knit 25 rows and purl a row change to needle size #9/5.5mm  Bind off.  We will then be able to see which needle size gives you the correct gauge and  choose the right size for you.

The sessions are set out for you to ensure success, we will provide plenty of time between each session to achieve the needed knitting.

Session 1-   Friday May 17th  5.30pm-7.30pm.   Check gauge, choose correct size and Cast on.  

Session 2- Friday May 24th. 5.30pm-7.30pm  Raglan set up and German Short Rows for shaping.

Session 3- Friday June 7th 5.30pm-7.30pm Separate for sleeves.

Session 4- Friday June 21st. 5.30pm-7.30pm Knitting the sleeves

 Session 5-Friday- June 28th.  5.30pm-7.30pm  Finish and show and tell.

Materials Needed.

#6 and #8 circular knitting needles in various sizes or size needed to achieve gauge

Your knitting tool kit ( should include but not limited to)

Tape measure, tapestry needle, scissors, stitch markers fixed and removable, stitch stoppers, reading glasses, pencil and paper, row counter

Barber cords/ try it on tubing

A copy of the pattern must be purchased by each student.

Yarn requirements are Berroco Modern Cotton.   Size dependent.  3-6 skeins.  an extra skein is always recommended to ensure enough for your swatch and any unexpected things.

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    All yarns and notions can be returned to the store with in 30 days, with a receipt amd in orginal condition and packaging, for full refund. After 30 days full store credit will given with receipt, up to 90 days after date of purchase

    Once yarn has been wound it cannot be returned.

    Classes and events are refundable up to 48 hours prior to event. 48 hours and closer to event, will only be refunded if space can be filled from waitlist.

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