4 weeks, 1 class per week, 2 hours/ class
Join our class to learn how to knit this stunning sweater! Our instructor will lead you on your journey to knit this Icelandic style pullover. The piece is worked seamlessly from the top down, starting with a simple rolled neckline. The yoke is knit in stranded color work, then short row shaping is added to the back of the sweater to shape the shoulders and neckline. Optional, gentle waist shaping is included.
Class Project: Fern & Feather Sweater
Learn: Top down sweater construction, stranded color work in a garment, swatching & sizing a garment for optimal fit, short row shaping
Base Knitting Level: Intermediate/ Advanced
Skill Prerequisite: Unaided long tail cast-on, knit, purl, increases/decreases, must have some experience doing stranded colorwork
Materials Included w/ Class: Pattern
Additional Materials Required: 750-1,600 yards worsted weight yarn of main color (based on bust sizes 30.5”-59.5”), 85-190 yards worsted weight yarn of contrast color, size US 4 double point or 16” circular needle, US 5 double point & 24” circular needles, US 6 double point, 16”, & 24” or longer circular (for body), differing ring stitch markers, waste yarn, darning needle.
**Feel free to bring any materials you already have. Instructor will talk through materials at beginning of first class & give you needle/ supply recommendations. We recommend waiting to purchase materials until first class. There will be time to shop.
Class Size: 6
Location: Wool & Company, 107A W. Main St.,
St. Charles, IL 60174 (Between ZaZa’s & McNally’s)