Wool on the Exe
How to design a top-down raglan sweater
This class is perfect if you are familiar with top down raglan sweater construction and have knitted a jumper either top-down or bottom-up.
This will be a practical class in how to measure yourself correctly, work out the maths for your size, consider design elements such as different types of neck lines, collars, sleeves, stitch patterns and how to combine different stitch patterns.
At the end of the day you will have the information needed to design and knit a sweater to fit you. We will provide worksheets for you to work through during the class.
Please bring: a ball of yarn(s) you'd like to use for a sweater, knitted swatches in the main stitch pattern(s) you'd like to use, suitable needles for your project, a note book, pen, pencil, eraser, calculator and tape measure.
Skills needed: basic knowledge of top down raglan sweater construction, knit, purl, cast on and cast off, basic maths skills or be able to use a calculator.
This workshop is led by designer/author Anniken Allis
You may bring your lunch with you or we can suggest a few local places if you would like to go out at the lunch break. Tea/coffee/biscuits will be provided :-)
Photo: Suzie Sweater by Anna Dervout