2022 Summer Sweater Class

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Learn to knit a lacy summer sweater called Bone.  Designer, Martin Storey, describes this sweater as, "V-neck, easy-fit slip over in two lengths.  Worked in stacking blocks of pyramid lace for an effortlessly modern and layering piece." There are two versions - one cropped - more like a vest - and one longer - as a sleeveless top.

Instructor:  Paula Koerner

Cost:  $100

Two options for the class in person or via Zoom.  All Zoom classes will be recorded and the students will have access to the videos. 

In Person Class Dates: Wednesday's 5-7pm

June 15th, June 21st (This class will be held via Zoom from 6-7pm), June 29th, July 27th (class will be held from 5-6pm), August 10th

Online Via Zoom Class Dates:  Tuesday's 6-8pm

June 14th, June 21st (class will be held from 6-7pm), June 28th, July 26th (class will be held from 6-7pm), August 9th

Class Description:  Bone is a beautiful summer sweater that has a simple lace pyramid pattern.  It can be made as a cropped vest version or a longer sleeveless top.  Class will cover everything from gauge, fit and size to learning each step to completing a beautiful timeless top.  Tips on pattern reading, seaming, decreasing, picking up stitches and blocking.   

Prerequisite skills:  In order for you to feel comfortable in this class, students should know how to cast on, knit, purl, cast off.  Great class for beginners or for anyone who wants to increase their skill level.

We are looking forward to having you join our class.  Please arrange to arrive at least five minutes before the class is scheduled to begin.  You may want to arrive earlier so that we can help you select materials or to browse through the shop (we always have something new to share).  We make an effort to stock the supplies that you need, so if you do not have all of the materials listed for the class, don’t worry, we can help.

Finished measurements:
Bust circumference: 39.25(43.75, 47.75, 51.75, 55, 59, 63, 67, 70.75)“ 100(110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180) cm

Finished length - Cropped version: 20.5(21.25, 21.75, 22.25, 22.75, 23.25, 23.5, 24.25, 24.75)” 52(54, 55, 56.5, 57.5, 59, 60, 61.5, 63) cm

Finished length - Longer version: 25.25( 26, 26.5, 27, 27.25, 28,28.25, 29, 29.5)“ 64(66, 67, 68.5,69.5, 71, 72, 73.5, 75) cm

 Gauge:  20 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm/ 4" measured over lace patt 2 using Size 5 US needles.

Yarn used:  Rowan Summerlite DK

Cropped Version
Shade 460 Linen 5(5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9) balls

Long Version
Shade 465 White - 6(7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11) balls

Materials Needed:

Summerlite DK Yarn

Pattern from Ravelry or from Mode at Rowan Collection Six Book

US Size 3 and 5 24-36" circular needles or size to obtain gauge

Stitch Markers

Tapestry Needle

Stitch Holder

Receive 15% off class supplies listed here.  Use discount code: SUMMERSWEATER15 at checkout. Discounts cannot be combined with our reward points.

Yarn Recommended:  Summerlite DK, with a generous color range, this is a classic DK yarn that's perfect for spring and summer projects.  The modern matte finish creates an extra-soft feel, while the multi-plied spin give Summerlite DK excellent stitch definition for cable, lace and texture stitches.

Class Outcomes:  Students will learn each step of completing a timeless sweater that can be worn in multiple seasons.  

 If you would like to make any of the projects above, but cannot attend the classes, you may purchase the yarn and patterns separately.  Come into the shop, or give us a call at 970-577-8210 for more information.

2022 Summer Sweater Class
2022 Summer Sweater Class
2022 Summer Sweater Class
2022 Summer Sweater Class