Top Down Pullover Class

C$80.00
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$80 – 4 Sessions plus materials

Cast on and learn all the techniques you need to make your first sweater! Flax is a very simple seamless pullover knit from the top down. It's perfectly unisex; adorable on little boys, big boys, and the ladies too! Or you can choose to knit Turtle Dove or Turtle Dove II by Melissa Clulow of Espace Tricot instead. Yarn and needle requirements are different with its loose, raglan style. Please the chest measurement of a sweater that fits the way you want your sweater to fit. We will discuss positive/negative ease.

Sizing
0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, XS, S, S/M, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
Chest Measurement: 18 (19.5, 20.5, 22, 24, 26, 28, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 58) inches

Yarn
270 (300, 310, 440, 500, 680, 700, 800, 850, 1000, 1050, 1100, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800) yds aran/worsted weight yarn 

Needles:
4 mm (US 6) and 5 mm (US 8) (or as req’d to meet gauge)
0 - 4 yrs: 16” circulars and dpns in each size
4 yrs - XS: 16” circulars, 24” circulars, and dpns in each size
S – 4XL: 16” circulars, 32” circulars, and dpns in each size

Gauge
18 sts and 22 rows/ 4” in stockinette stitch in the round on larger needles

Notions
stitch markers, darning needle

The Flax pullover is knit seamlessly, in the round, from the top down. Starting with the ribbed collar, you progress to work the yoke in rounds, with increases at 4 'raglan' lines. The body and sleeves are separated, and then body and sleeves are knit in the round from underarm to hem and cuffs.

Turtle Dove Option

Sizing
Bust: 47.5 (50.75, 54.25, 57.75, 61)”

Yarn
763 (872, 872, 981, 1090) yards for rolled hem version
872 (981, 981 ,1090, 1199) yards for split hem version

Needles
6 mm (US 10)
7 mm (US 10.75) or sizes needed to obtain gauge

Gauge
14 sts in 4” in stockinette stitch

The Turtle Dove sweater is designed to be worn with 14-18”of positive ease. Measurements are given for the finished circumference measured at the end of the raglan increases (underarms). If you plan to add length, make sure to buy an extra skein of yarn.

Turtle Dove II Option

Sizing
Bust: 47.5 (50.5, 54.5, 58.5) (61.5, 64.5, 67.5)” at bust

Yarn - Aran Weight or Drops Air
915 (1011, 1130, 1280, 1392, 1520, 1675) yards for rolled hem version
916 (1011, 1148, 1319, 1475, 1653, 1816) yards for split hem version

Needles
4.5 mm (US 7)
5.5 mm (US 9) or sizes needed to obtain gauge

Gauge
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette, after blocking

This sweater is designed to be worn with 14 -18” / 35.5 - 45.75 cm of positive ease; however, this is just a guide. Some people prefer a closer fit; do not be afraid to select an option that provides somewhat less than the suggested ease according to your own preferences.

Saturdays, Jan 4, 11, 25 & Feb 1 - 10 am to 12 pm

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