Spend time with the amazingly talented local knitwear designer Jennifer Wood of Wood House Knits learning how to knit your way through a top down, in the round lace yoke pullover. She will show you new techniques and provide insight on customization to make the pullover fit your body perfectly, and help with any mods that you may want to add.
We will cover:
how to adjust necklines
reading stitches so you will know where you are in charts
adjusting arm hole depth
how to add waist shaping
along with helpful hints particular to this pattern
Yarn Suggestions for this class/pattern:
Shibui Lunar + Pebble held together
Urth Harvest Fingering
Rowan Felted Tweed
Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; increase/decrease; basic finishing techniques; ability to read charts would be helpful. The chart pattern is not to difficult but there are a lot of charts.
Make a gauge swatch to make sure you get the gauge called for in pattern.
Sport or heavy fingering weight yarn in the yardage amount needed for the size you want to make. Circular needles, 16 & 24 inches long in the size needed to get gauge. Circular needles 16 inches long one & two sizes smaller then the size used to get gauge if you want to adjust the neckline. 9 - 11 markers in 5 different colors. Pattern will be provided.
Jennifer Wood began Wood House Knits in 2009. Her designs unite classic and modern styling with beautifully detailed patterns for a contemporary romantic feel. For Jennifer, designing knitwear is a wonderful adventure, allowing her to express her creative impulses and drawing her closer to the Creator of all.
From the designer: The creative process--watching and feeling abstract ideas take on a tangible form--amazes me every time.