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Saturday 03/24/2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
3

Price
$75.00

Teacher
Sarah Peasley

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Sleeve Sense with Sarah Peasley
A custom-fit, set-in sleeve made with simple math and simple shaping? Sign me up! Turn just a few measurements into an easy-to-knit, set-in sleeve with an easy-to-insert sleeve cap. Bonus skills: Join your sweater's shoulders quickly and seamlessly, and learn how to create back neck shaping by doing no shaping at all. This useful collection of handy design and finishing techniques can be found in Jean Frost's Custom Knit Jackets book. Sarah will show you how it's all done!

Supplies
_50 g worsted-weight yarn
_5 yds contrasting color worsted-weight yarn
_4.5mm/US 7 needles
_F or G crochet hook
_Tape measure
_Safety pins

Homework

Back Swatch:
Cast on 30. Work in stockinette stitch (knit on RS rows; purl on WS rows) until piece measures approximately 1", ending with a WS row. Next row (RS): Bind off 4, knit to end. Next row (WS): Bind off 4, purl to end. Next row (RS): K1, SSK, knit to last 3 stitches, k2tog, k1. Next row (WS): Purl. Repeat last 2 rows 3 more times. Work even until piece measures 4" from cast-on edge. Cut yarn, leaving an 8" tail. Place stitches on hold. Front Swatch 1: Cast on 13. Work in stockinette stitch until piece measures approximately 1", ending with a WS row. Next row (RS): Bind off 4 stitches, knit to end. Next row (WS): Purl. Next row (RS): K1, SSK, knit to end. Next row (WS): Purl. Repeat last 2 rows 3 more times. Work even until piece measures 4" from cast-on edge. Cut yarn, leaving an 8" tail. Place stitches on hold. Front swatch 2: Cast on 13. Work in stockinette stitch until piece measures approximately 1", ending with a RS row. Next row (WS): Bind off 4, purl to end. Next row (RS): Knit to last 3 stitches, k2tog, k1. Next row (WS): Purl. Repeat last 2 rows 3 more times. Work even until piece measures 4" from cast-on edge. Cut yarn, leaving an 8" tail. Place stitches on hold. Sleeve Swatch: Cast on 40. Work in stockinette stitch (knit on RS rows; purl on WS rows) until piece measures approximately 1", ending with a WS row. Do not cut yarn. Place stitches on hold.