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Sunday 09/17/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
*Knitting Design Garment construction Special techniques
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Top Down and All Around with Barry Klein
Learn the basic techniques for knitting from the top down. We will jump right in and start working on a small sweater which might fit a 1-year-old or Teddy Bear. During the class, we will talk about variations, different techniques, and different ways to knit from the top down. Barry will cover various increases, yarn selection, a bit of math and more. When class is over, you will have a partially complete sample with the elements complete so you can understand the full process, potential, and you will be ready to design a top-down sweater from scratch using your measurements.
__About 250 yds of DK or heavier yarn (can be multiple yarns, colors or textures depending on what you like to knit)
__An assortment of knitting needles both circular and straight
__Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Needles and crochet hooks of various sizes