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Design Master Class

  • 10/10/2014
  • 4:30 PM
  • 10/11/2014
  • 5:00 PM
  • Promega Corporation, 5445 E Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg, WI 53711
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Class Title: Design Master Class  

Instructor: Shirley Paden

Class Length: 11 Hours

4:30 to 7:40 pm on Friday, October 10 and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 11

Overall Skill Category: Intermediate

Prerequisite: A basic knowledge of knitting

Class Description: In this class students learn to custom-make their own sweater patterns. They will work through organizing the components involved in constructing four different types of garments and two different types of necklines. 

Pre Class Assignment:

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Select a sweater silhouette and plan a design, then sketch the planned garment.  Next, select the stitch pattern and the yarn.  When that is done, knit one or two swatches.

Note: Swatches should be approximately 8"x 8" in order to achieve a more accurate garment knitting gauge.

Print Handout for calculating yardage  

Bring to Class: Tape measure, 2 pencils with erasers, writing paper, calculator, sketch of sweater, swatch, swatch calculations, and yarn ball bands.

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