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Learn the importance of checking your gauge and how to adjust patterns to fit the gauge you actually get! In this workshop, we will compare gauge swatches knit by different knitters. This class is most appropriate for an advanced beginner who is able to knit, purl, and cast on independently. We gauge this workshop to be a 10 out of 10!
Dates & Price
June 5th, Katherine Hobbs
1 skein of Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok
It is important for comparison we use the same yarn for class
US 7, 8, 9, 10 Needles
Gauge Swatch Tool or Tape Measure
Cast on 24 stitches
Please knit the following swatch:
Using size 7 needles
Row 8: Knit 3, Purl 18, Knit 3
Rows 1-6: Knit across
Row 7: Knit across
Bind off all stitches
Repeat Rows 7 & 8 12 more times
Rows 33-38 Knit across
Measure the overall size of your gauge and swatch size.
Soak your swatch for at least 15 minutes in lukewarm water (and wool wash if you have it). Squeeze out excess water and lay flat to dry.
And now for the boring, yet important, stuff:
We ask that class fees be paid in advance (thank you!). A full refund will be granted with a 72-hour cancellation notice. Refunds or store credit will be issued if your class is cancelled due to low enrollment (which we hope never happens!).
Materials are not included in classes, but we do offer 10% off.