Raglans Unlocked: Customize Any Raglan Sweater for a Perfect Fit with Ana Campos (SEPT 6)
Sept 6 (Fri, 9AM-4PM)
Whether you've never knit a sweater before, have knitted sweaters and been unhappy with the fit, or if you can’t find sweaters for your size, this class is for you! This is a size- and trans-inclusive workshop where you'll learn how to interpret a pattern schematic, understand ease and fit, and customize the fit of any sweater pattern. Using Jane Richmond's "Ladies or Men’s Classic Raglan Pullover" as a starting point, Ana shows you how to take accurate body measurements; read a pattern schematic and compare to our measurements; pick the right size for our body; grade between sizes (since many of us are a different size at the bust and hips); grade to sizes not included in the original pattern; and add any design element of your choice: cables, stitch patterns, stripes, colorwork! Most of the class will be spent creating your custom sweater schematics and writing your custom sweater pattern. Time permitting, you can start knitting your sweater!
Skill level: Advanced beginner. Students must be comfortable with basic knitting in the round, purling, increasing, and decreasing, as well as have knit a few accessories and be comfortable reading basic patterns.
Materials needed: If you are taking this workshop as a purely technical experience, you do not need to bring yarn for a sweater, but you should still complete the swatching homework. You’ll leave class with a finished custom fit pattern for yourself. If you would like to start working on your sweater during the workshop, please bring the appropriate amount of worsted weight yarn and knitting needles for the proper gauge.
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