Friday 02/20/2015, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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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 of water or heavier items like cell phones or cameras to act as weights; several sheets of gauged graph paper in the exact size of 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 (google 'knitter gauge graph paper' on internet to find such graph paper, 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