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Top-Down A-line Sweater (adult or baby): SA Oct 13, 27 & Nov 3, 10 am - noon
Top-Down A-line Sweater (adult or baby): SA Oct 13, 27 & Nov 3, 10 am - noonTop-Down A-line Sweater (adult or baby): SA Oct 13, 27 & Nov 3, 10 am - noon

Top-Down A-line Sweater (adult or baby): SA Oct 13, 27 & Nov 3, 10 am - noon

$80.00
5 Available
Tackle your first sweater with this top down design.
  • Skill Level: rockin' - intermediate
  • Project: sweater
  • Technique: short rows,sweater construction
  • Instructor: Jillian

Description

Learn how to incorporate short rows into your neck and shoulder shaping with this elegant and wearable top down a-line sweater

 

 

Three two hour sessions, with a break between sessions 1 and 2

 

 

Skills learned:

 

  • Top down sweater construction

  • Short rows

  • Rotating skeins of yarn

  • Picking up stitches

  • Finishing techniques


 

 

Materials:

 

  • Sport Weight Yarn (yarn with drape will work best) [Approximately 1095 (1160, 1225, 1290, 1355, 1420, 1485, 1550, 1615, 1680) yards for 34 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52)" bust circumference

  • Size #5 (3.75 mm) 16" and 24" circular (cir) and set of double pointed (dpns) or 12” circular for sleeve

  • Size #3 (3.25 mm) 24" cir and dpns or 12” circular for sleeve. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge

  • Markers (m); stitch holders

  • Waste yarn

  • Tapestry needle

  • Copy of James pattern, available on Ravelry


 

 

Homework:

 

Come to class with a 6 x 6 swatch, washed and blocked. If your first swatch does not achieve gauge please attempt a second swatch on a larger or smaller needle as necessary.

 

*Gauge 25 sts and 32 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch on larger needles

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.