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Friday 04/11/2014, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 04/12/2014, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Sweater Design by Way of Scandinavia with Vithard Villumsen
Learn how to design a your own Scandinavian sweater with an accomplished knitwear designer! We start out with an introduction to traditional Scandinavian knitwear patterns. Based upon this, you will design your own two-color stitch pattern. We will begin swatching your pattern in class. Homework between first and second class will be to finish your 5" x 5" swatch in your stitch pattern. On the second day, we will look at different sweater styles and using your own stitch pattern, we will design your own personalized Scandinavian inspired knitting pattern.
Note: This class begins on Friday PM and concludes Saturday AM
Two balls of each color from the student's sweater lot in a worsted or bulky weight and the appropriate needles for the yarn and the needles one size up and down.
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.