LEARN TO KNIT A TOP DOWN SWEATER with Judy Rising

LEARN TO KNIT A TOP DOWN SWEATER with Judy Rising

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*** CLASS IS FULL.  PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST FOR THIS OR THE NEXT TOP DOWN SWEATER CLASS ***

Pattern is Flax by Tin Can Knits
Pattern is available in sizes 0-6 months to 6 XL

Class fee is $25.00 and we respectfully request that you purchase your yarn at Lofty Fiber.

Class starts on January 8, and will meet on Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m. for eight consecutive weeks.

Please come one or two weeks before class to get your pattern and pick out your yarn.

Please note, this is NOT a learn to knit class. Participants must be able to cast on/ bind off, knit and purl and have knitted a few projects. (If you are looking for beginner basics, join is the third Saturday of each month for our beginner knit class!)

Required materials

  • Worsted weight yarn in required yardage (to be purchased before class)
  • 16 inch circular needle, a 24 inch circular needle, and a set of double pointed needles all in the size required to obtain gauge
  • Three different types of markers. Will elaborate in first class
  • Darning needle
  • Small amount of scrap yarn

Techniques Taught

  • Picking the right size
  • Making a gauge swatch
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increasing and dividing for sleeves
  • Picking up stitches for neckband
  • German short rows
  • K1fb

For the first class bring a sweater or knit T-shirt that is your preferred fit. We will provide the pattern, discuss sizing, and learn the importance of and how to do a gauge swatch.

This class is taught by expert knitter and teacher, Judy Rising.

Register here, call us at (864) 810-4747 or email us at info@loftyfiber.com and let us know you are coming.