(302) Knitting Textured Sweaters
Textured sweaters are often called Aran, Fisherman, or Celtic designs. Textured patterns can be made with a range of simple to complex sequences of knit-purl stitches. This workshop is about learning cables and various pattern stitches to create a textured pattern sweater. Workshop will start with learning the basic moves beyond knit and purl to create the various texture patterns and how to understand and use graphed design patterns to create textured knitting. This workshop will help you master the knitting and graph chart reading skills to knit a textured sweater. The workshop will also include how to alter designs or design your own textured pattern stitches on graph paper. Participants will all knit samples of various textured stitches.Workshop #: 213
Duration: Full Day Workshop 9am-4pm (with a one hour lunch break)
Day: Friday All Day
Instructor: June Grabemeyer
Experience: Intermediate, Experienced
Material Fee: $5 fee covers 1 cable needle and handout.
Supplies Students Need to Bring: Yarn and suitable sized needles for that yarn. Suggested is 4 oz. worsted weight and size 6-8 US. Special Instructions: Optional, bring a sweater pattern you are considering if you want to discuss it and the stitches used in that pattern.