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The Throwback KAL

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019

Free

Come knit at the social table with Martina as we use our locked floats technique to knit this beautiful classic!. If you haven’t learned locked floats, you may also join if you are confident in color work.
We will meet Thursdays starting April 18 and run through May 23rd. Meeting @ 2-4pm each week. You need to come in and get your yarn, pattern and get gauge before we meet the first week.

SIZES
1 (2, 3, 4)(5, 6, 7)
Sample shown is Size 2, worn on a 34” bust with 5” positive ease.

FINISHED BUST CIRCUMFERENCE
35 (39, 43, 47)(51, 55, 59)”
89 (99, 109, 119.5)(129.5, 140, 150) cm
This sweater is intended to be worn with approximately 5”/13 cm positive ease. There are notes in the pattern to help with picking the size best suited for you!

YARN
Worsted Weight in 4 colors
Color A (Main Color) – 565 (620, 680, 770)(835, 930, 1000) g
980 (1075, 1185, 1335)(1455, 1620, 1740) yds
Contrast Colors B, C & D – 50g/150 yds each

We will be using Cascade Spuntaneous and Spuntaneous Effects.

SUGGESTED NEEDLES
Main Fabric: US 8/5 mm – 32”/80 cm to 40”/100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs)
Ribbing: US 7/4.5 mm – 32”/80 cm to 40”/100 cm circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting.
(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge, and size down one for ribbing.)

NOTIONS
Stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle, scissors

GAUGE
18.5 sts & 26 rows = 4”/10 cm
Measured over stockinette stitch knit flat, after blocking.

TECHNIQUES TO INDULGE IN
Casting On
Backwards Loop Cast On
Untwisted M1
Short Rows
Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off
Stranded Color Work
Colorwork from a Chart
Increasing
Decreasing
Top Down, Seamless sweater knitting
Ribbing
Knitting
Purling
Knitting Flat
Knitting in the Round
Picking up Stitches

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Details

Date:
April 25
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Martina

Venue

Knit-N-Purl