This class will be Friday, November 3 from 1 until 5 p.m. at the Fiber Frolic Retreat
Raglans are one of the most accessible and popular styles of sweater construction! Proportions are essential for a flattering fit and in this course, knitters will learn how to shape a yoke Complex Raglan style. I like to think of Complex Raglans as a giant step closer to the more challenging top-down seamless set-in sleeve construction, which provides a tailored fit across the shoulders.
We will start by adjusting an existing basic Raglan pattern, then knitters will have the opportunity to start from scratch to design their own Complex Raglan. Along with learning the Complex Raglan, the shaping worksheets provided will also allow knitters to adjust yoke depth in other patterns to their preferences, whether a shorter or longer yoke is desired.
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Class time: 4 hours
Class size: maximum 16
-knitting in the round
-basic increasing & decreasing
-an open mind about some easy math and a little bit of patience with yourself
-Pattern + worksheets (supplied by Kate)
-knitters who desire to begin designing a custom sweater during the course should bring a finished, blocked swatch at least 5"/12.5 cm square in their desired gauge
-basic calculator (Smart phone will work), pencil, paper
-Knitters tools like scissors, darning needle, measuring tape