First Baby Sweater - two 2 hour classes

  • Untangled Purls 2553 Cowan Blvd Fredericksburg, VA, 22401 United States

Learn the basics of sweater knitting while creating an adorable baby sweater. The duckling motif is added after the sweater is put together using a technique known as duplicate stitching. 

Session 1 Class meets on Saturday, March 7 and April 11 from 12:30-2:30pm. You must attend both classes.

Class Fee $65

Materials Please have the following materials and yarn balled before class begins:

    • light colored DK weight yarn, approximately 400 yards

    • yellow DK weight yarn, approximately 75 yards

    • orange DK weight yarn, approximately 50 yards

    • black or brown DK weight yarn, approximately 10 yards

    • one US 3 (3.25mm) 16" circular needle, or size necessary to obtain correct gauge

    • one US 5 (3.75mm) 16" circular needle, or size necessary to obtain correct gauge

    • markers (closed and safety pin)

    • darning needle

    • pattern will be provided by the instructor

Skills Needed The ability to knit and purl.

Skills Learned

    • Knitting in the round on circular needles

    • Changing yarn colors

    • Duplicate stitching

    • Increasing

    • Sweater Construction

Homework Please complete a gauge swatch before your first class, changing needle size until you achieve 24 sts = 4" over stockinette stitch. If you need to know how to measure gauge and how needle size can change your gauge, please watch this video