Advanced Cabling - Flanders Cardigan: TU Jan 24, 31 & Feb 7, 7-9 pm

$80.00
Availability: In stock (3)

Looking to learn some advanced sweater techniques and improve your cabling skills? The cozy Flanders Cardigan by Sloane Rosenthal is perfect for learning all the tips and tricks of perfecting your garments. Learn how to get a great cabled fabric, how to cable without a needle and how to easily read cabling charts. We’ll also learn how to work a set in sleeve top down and how to get a great finish on a cardigan. 

Three 2 hour sessions

Skills needed:

  • Previously knit a sweater 
  • Previous experience reading patterns
  • Increases, decreases, knit, purl
  • Basic cabling skills

Skills learned:

  • Set in sleeve garment construction
  • Gauge for cabled fabric
  • Cabling without a needle
  • Reading cabled charts
  • Folded Ribbed button band technique

Materials:

Sizes:1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9); 35.25 (39, 43, 47.25, 50.75, 54.5, 58.25, 62.25, 67)“ including bands, with fronts buttoned.

  • 1410 - 2115 yards worsted weight yarn

We recommend Hudson & West Forge, De Rerum Natura Gilliatt, Knitting For Olive Heavy Merino, Kelbourne Lucky Tweed, and Periwinkle Sheep Worsted. 

  • Size A (for body): US 8  32” or longer circular needle. 
  • Size B (for ribbing and bands): US 6  32” or longer circular needle, and your preferred needle for small-circumference circular knitting. 

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

  • Cable needle (optional)
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Three .5” / 2 cm buttons.
  • A copy of Flanders by Sloane Rosenthal pattern

Preparation:

Knit a gauge swatch in the cable pattern. Wash and lay flat to dry. If you don’t get gauge, please re-swatch in adjusted needle size until the gauge matches. Students should also bring in a sweater they currently own (doesn’t need to be hand knit) that fits the way they would like their finished sweater to fit.

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