Whitmoor Sweater
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Thursday - Friday 10 - 6 pm
Saturday 10 - 5 
Sunday 12- 4 pm
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Whitmoor Sweater



Ready to try something a little more advanced than your basic lace scarf or cowl, or a plain sweater? Put your knitting skills to good use in this top-down lace-yoke sweater that is great for the advanced beginner or more experienced knitter. Knit in mohair and fingering weight held together or a single strand of DK you will make a beautiful garment to enjoy for years. In the class we will cover basic sweater-knitting skills, reading from a chart, as well as how to knit lace in a garment.

Materials: 

Pattern- Whitmoor Sweater on Ravelry

Yarn based on your size - suggested yarns are mohair and fingering weight yarn to hold together such as Shibui Silk Cloud and Fino by Manos del Uruguay OR DK weight yarn held single such as Dulce by Berroco, or Cosette by Dream in Color or Merino DK by Knerdstring

Stitch markers, waste yarn

Needles:

3mm/ US 2.5 - 24”/ 60cm-long circular needle for ribbing
3mm/ US 2.5 -DPNs for sleeve cuff ribbing
4mm / US 6- 24”/ 60 cm- long circular for main fabric body
4mm/ US 6- 12”/ 30cm long circular for main fabric sleeves

HOMEWORK - knit and block a gauge swatch 28 sts wide by at least 3 inches long

Agenda for class:

March 1: bring your swatch, talk about gauge, sizing, lifelines and cast-on

March 8: Lace work

March 15: Finishing the yoke and dividing for sleeves and body

April 5: Final meeting/show and tell



Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Requirements: Students need to come with basic knitting skills, some experience with knitting lace, reading a chart or written patterns. Christie is teaching the Gull Lace Cowl class February 18th which would be a great intro to lace or lace refresher class. Students must purchase yarn with Longmont Yarn Shoppe and will enjoy a 10% materials discount using code STUDENT10 online or in store.
Instructor: Christie Nielsen
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