February 1, 2017 –
THE MOST REQUESTED CLASS is FINALLY HERE!! A top-down, EASY beginner sweater class – no seaming, no stitching pieces in, it’s all KNITTING BABY! This simple Kettle Cove Pullover by Cecily Glowik MacDonald will have you feeling like a pro! Sizes on this pattern even range from a bust size of 30” to 56 ¾”. Guest Instructor and S&B knit night ringleader MaryAnne Teal is even offering this as an evening class from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 18, Feb. 1 & 15, and ending on March 1 and again Feb. 9 & 23, March 16 & 30 from 1 to 3 p.m.
All materials can be purchased at The Flying Needles for 10% off after you have registered. The class is limited to 6 people. Register for this class by stopping by or calling us at (757) 345-3655.
Class Level: Beginner
Skills required: You must be able to cast on, knit, purl, K2tog & ssk
What you will learn: Importance of gauge, top-down sweater construction without seams, pattern reading, lifted increase, kfb increase, using waste yarn to hold stitches, knit sleeves top down on magic loop, picking up stitches around a neck and under arms, binding off in pattern
Materials: 835-1560 yards worsted weight yarn WOUND, size 7 circular needles in both 24” & 40” lengths, size 5 circular needles in 16” length (or size to get gauge…2 sizes smaller than primary needle), at least 4 stitch markers, tape measure, gauge guide, tapestry needle for yarn tails and for placing work on holders, scissors, a pencil, a highlighter**
Pattern: Kettle Cove Pullover by Cecily Glowik MacDonald, $6.50 Ravelry pattern not included in class price, either download or purchase through us prior to the class - we are happy to assist you!
**Notes for the Kettle Cove Class: You will be writing on your pattern. Please bring a copy if you don’t want to mark your original. Have 1 or 2 skeins of your yarn wound prior to class if it comes in hanks. If you are uncertain of your size or the number of skeins you need, remember that wound yarn cannot be returned. Leave your last 1 or 2 hanks unwound, in case you have over bought.