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5225
Thursday 10/09/2014, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
3

Teacher
Patty Lyons

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Reading Between the Lines: What the Pattern Doesn't Tell You with Patty Lyons
There’s a lot of information hiding between the lines of knitting patterns. Once you unravel the mysteries of the math and numbers you will never blindly follow a pattern again. Learn the things you need to know before you start a pattern, like yarn substitution, how to figure your yarn amount from your swatch, what size to make, and how to read a schematic. Understand the numbers in the pattern so you know when and how you can change them. Finally we’ll explore the things a pattern tells you to do but doesn’t tell you how. We’ll look into some of the most frustrating pattern instructions such as "reverse shaping" and “at the same time” as well as "pick up evenly across the row". Learn the secrets hiding inside every knitting pattern!
Note: Some basic knowledge of sweater patterns or having knit at least one sweater is helpful but not required. This is not a pattern reading class.


Supplies
Pencil, calculator, and notepad

Homework
None