Saturday 10/11/2014, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Knocking Off a Garment with Lily Chin
Have a ready-to-wear garment that you love? Does this garment fit you like a glove? Would you like to interpret it as a handknit or hand-crochet? See how to copy this garment and create a pattern from the original. Learn how easy it is to translate it as a knit (or crochet) without even doing much math!
Materials fee: $5.
A garment that you would like copied. Colored pencils and eraser. Bottles or water or heavier items like cell phones or cameras to act as weights. Several sheets of gauged graph paper in the exact size as your knitting gauge (e.g. if you knit at 4 stitches and 6 rows to the inch, the boxes must be exactly 1/4” wide x 1/6” long) taped together, about 3 sheets across and 4 sheets high. Several Xeroxes of sample swatches you have knitted of each stitch that you would like to use in this garment.
Materials fee: $5.00