Advanced Knitter: Fair Isle Marshland Sweater, Sundays Aug. 4 - Sept. 29, 3:30 - 5 pm
:: FAIR ISLE ::
Advanced Knitter: Marshland! Eight Week Class
72 Hour Cancellation Notice Required
With all the bright, spring time colors popping up all around, it’s only natural to begin planning for Staci’s Stitches first fair isle class! We will work the Marshland pattern as a cardigan so that we can all steek together.
Classes will start Sunday, August 4 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm, continuing on Aug. 11, 18, and 25, and Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29 (no classes Labor Day weekend).
In this class you will learn or review:
• stranded color work
• top down sweater construction
• working with a chart
• knitting in the round
• getting gauge
• working yarn tails in “live” to avoid weaving in when finishing
• techniques for proper storage while working with multiple yarns
Aren't sure if you're "advanced " enough? To be successful in this class you should know how to:
• knit in the round
• various increase and decrease methods
• various cast-ons and cast offs
A Few Additional Details
:: Students will need to purchase their own copy of the pattern::
:: Yarn for the sweater will need to be purchased at the shop. A color choosing workshop will be held prior to the class so that we can order the appropriate yarn to arrive in time. All students get a 10% discount on purchases of class materials for the duration of the class. Outside yarn is not allowed for class projects.
:: Students should bring or purchase the necessary needles to get gauge, which may require a different set than when working in plain stockinette.
:: A few additional supplies may come in handy including::
• a magnetic pattern holder
• stitch markers
• crochet hook
• darning needles