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3101 S. Frontenac St.
Seattle, WA 98108

206-850-5759

This is not your grandmother's knitting and believe it or not, you can do it, too.  Knitting You is all about developing your confidence, creativity, expertise, and pleasure in this traditional craft that becoming anything you want it to be for you.  From beginners to those with life-long experience.  Kids, teens, men, hipsters, and yes, even grannys that never thought knitting was cool enough for them, Knitting You wants to be your knitting knowledge home.  Guarenteed. 

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Sweaters

Learning to knit a sweater brings a sense of accomplishment that enables a knitter to feel as if they have met a milestone of established competency in their knitting abilities.   This achievement is well within reach of any knitter who has a commitment to devote to a project that requires time and willingness to learn new skills.  Learning to create a sweater unique to one’s individual preference of color, fabric, style, and fit is the goal for this class.  Starting with the skills of cast on, knit and purl stitches, increasing, decreasing,  and binding off readies the knitter to embark on this endeavor.  

    Principles include sweater construction alternatives, advantages and disadvantages of construction alternatives, evaluating patterns and selection based on body types and shapes, taking measurements, principles of fit, determining size to knit, determining any modifications, use of schematics, knitting terminology, yarn selection, estimating yarn requirements,  importance of and multiple uses of swatching.

            Skills taught swatch preparation, pattern reading, pattern adaptation, preparation of or comparison with schematics, pattern tracking, knitting in the round, transferring stitches to waste yarn, avoiding and correcting mistakes, knitting with anticipation of finishing,  options for cast ons and bind offs, picking up stitches, shaping techniques including short rows, making a steek, finishing bands, buttonholes, button selection, sewing buttons, blocking and care instruction. 

    Project supplies provided by student with assistance of instructor,  as desired. 

    Five sessions, two hours each scheduled 2 weeks apart. Practice time in class and homework between sessions. May be repeated. 

Cost $100.  

 

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Handknit sweaters
Handknit sweaters for men and women
Handknit sweater

Knitting a Sweater is a Milestone Accomplishment and Knitting You Helps Make it Possible

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Sweater Knitting
100.00

Knit a basic sweater individualized to your personal style and fit. 

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