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Bottom-Up Guernsey: SA Sept 15, 29 & Oct 6, 2-4 pm
Bottom-Up Guernsey: SA Sept 15, 29 & Oct 6, 2-4 pmBottom-Up Guernsey: SA Sept 15, 29 & Oct 6, 2-4 pmBottom-Up Guernsey: SA Sept 15, 29 & Oct 6, 2-4 pm

Bottom-Up Guernsey: SA Sept 15, 29 & Oct 6, 2-4 pm

$80.00
6 Available
Learn to step up your sweater game with this bottom up guernsey sweater, knit in the round with seamed shoulders and short row set-in sleeves.
  • Skill Level: rockin' - intermediate
  • Project: sweater
  • Technique: finishing,sweater construction
  • Instructor: Jillian

Description

Learn to step up your sweater game with this bottom up guernsey sweater, knit in the round with seamed shoulders and short row set-in sleeves.

Three two-hour sessions. Please note that this class skips Sept 22 to allow time for you to knit the body of the sweater.

Skills learned:

 

  • Sweater shaping

  • Short rows

  • Seaming

  • Picking up stitches

  • Finishing techniques


 

Materials:

 

  • Worsted Weight or Aran yarn :300 (350, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1750, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200) yards for sizes 0-6mo (6-12mo, 1-2yr, 2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-8yr, 8-10yr, Ladies XXS, XS, S, SM, M, ML, L, LXL, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, Mens S, SM, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL) /Finished Chest Measurement: 18 (19.5, 21.5, 23, 25, 26.5, 28.5, 30, 32, 34, 35.5, 37.5, 39, 42.5, 44.5, 46, 50, 53.5, 58.5, 35.5, 37.5, 39, 42.5, 44.5, 48, 51.5, 55, 60.5)*

  • US #6 (4mm) and US #8 (5mm) needles in the following lengths - 0-4 yrs: 16” circulars and double pointed needles in each size, 4 yrs-XS: 24” circulars and double pointed needles in each size, S-4XL: 32” circulars and double pointed needles in each size

  • stitch markers

  • darning needle

  • Copy of Bowline pattern by Tincanknits, available on Ravelry


 

Homework:

Complete a 6x6” swatch in stockinette stitch, and bring it to class washed and blocked. You will want to measure your swatch for gauge prior to blocking and after blocking. If you do not achieve gauge on your first swatch, please attempt again with larger or smaller needles as needed.

*Gauge: 18 sts & 26 rounds / 4” in stockinette on larger needles; 18 sts & 26 rounds / 4” in rib pattern on larger needle

**note: knitting a children’s size will increase the likelihood of completely finishing the sweater during the allotted time

Class fees are not refundable unless the class is canceled by the shop. If cancellation is made outside of 72 hours of class start time, you will be provided with a store credit for use for any future purchase with the shop. Unless otherwise indicated, our classes are for adults only. Your registration is valid for the dates listed in the description and may not be transferred to other class dates.

We offer a full refund within 30 days on any full priced yarn, bag or clothing item in original condition with receipt. Wound yarn or yarn smelling of smoke or containing pet hair may not be returned. Unfortunately, there are no returns on gift cards, needles, notions, books, patterns or discounted yarns.