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Tale of the Fair Isle Sweaters



You've knitted a sweater.  You've knitted a fair isle hat.  Now it's time to combine those techniques into an amazing garment that you'll love to wear.  In this class you'll learn to keep your floats loose, even over long carries, so your sweater comes out perfect.  Choose from three designs, cats, dogs, or trees for a sweater that suits your tastes.


Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details:
Requirements: PRE-HOMEWORK
Gauge: 24 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette
Please be sure to swatch and get gauge before class.

SUPPLIES
Pattern: Available at class via Ravelry In-Store Purchase for $7 + printing
Fingering weight yarn, See Below for yardage information
US 3 & 4 16 and 24 inch circular needles, US 3 & 4 double pointed needles,
or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch markers
Please bring these additional tools:
Knitting gauge, scissors, tape measure.
Paper & pen for note taking if desired
Tapestry needle (preferably bent tip)

Cat Sweater
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)46, 48, 52, 56, 60?
A - 95/100/110/115/125/130/140/145/155/165/170/185/190 yards
B - 600/625/650/700/750/820/900/1000/1070/1200/1330/1400 yards
C - 40/45/60/70/80/95/115/125/140/155/165/175 yards
D - 35/40/50/75/85/95/110/125/135/155/175/190 yards

Dog Sweater
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)46, 48, 52, 56, 60?
Yardage info coming soon.

Tree Sweater
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)46, 48, 52, 56, 60?
A - 657 (696, 733, 774, 818, 859, 898)947, 986, 1071, 1167, 1263 yards
B - 136 (144, 152, 160, 170, 178, 186)196, 204, 222, 242, 262 yards
C - 208 (220, 232, 245, 259, 272, 284)300, 312, 339, 369, 399 yards
D - 125 (132, 140, 147, 156, 163, 171)180, 187, 203, 222, 240 yards
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
  • 8739 Elk Grove Blvd. Elk Grove, CA
  • (916) 714-7719
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    • Tuesday-Saturday: 12-4pm  Sunday/Monday: Closed
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