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My First Sweater Class



Knitting a baby sweater is a great way to learn many of the techniques used to knit an adult sweater - but in considerably less time. This adorable unisex pattern is worked from the top down with raglan sleeves, a button band and no seams.

In 3 sessions of 2-hour classes you will learn how to determine your gauge, follow a pattern, knit in the round (sleeves), pick up stitches, make button holes, weave in ends, bind off in pattern and block your finished sweater.
                                                         
Skill level:
This class is perfect for the advanced beginner who can cast on, knit and purl to a reasonably consistent gauge as well as for advanced knitters who have never knit a sweater.


What to bring:

Pattern - Little Coffee Bean by Elizabeth Smith Knits which is available as a free Ravelry download at  https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/little-coffee-bean-cardigan .  Please review the pattern before you come to decide the size you will make.

Yarn - the pattern is knit with a worsted-weight yarn which must be purchased through the shop where you will receive a 10% discount.  See Pattern for yarn quantities.

Needles - 24" or 32” US 7 and  US 8 circular needles

Notions - stitch markers, tapestry needle, 5 - ¾” buttons (purchase after completion)

Knit swatch - Using a waste yarn on larger needles cast on 30 stitches and knit 4 inches in stockinette stitch. Do not cut your yarn so this can be your practice swatch.

All supplies can be purchased through Laughing Sheep Yarns prior to class.




Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details: This class is perfect for the advanced beginner to intermediate knitter who is able to cast on, knit, and purl. No prior sweater experience required.
Requirements: Prior to class please stop by the shop to materials. Knit swatch prior to class
Instructor: Joanne Bricker
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.