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West Village Skirt Class

This class teaches you how to make a customizable skirt to your measurements based on the West Village Skirt.  You will learn a new technique for provisional casting on (game changer), inserting an elastic waistband, and making a garment fit to your dimensions.

Ravelry: amyh90's DKA Class Skirt Worsted

Class:  West Village Skirt Class
Skills Required: Long Tail Cast on, Knitting in the round, Purling
Skills you'll learn: 

Provisional cast-on, creating a nice elastic waistband, customized skirt to fit your body, increasing without a gap, helical knitting for those with hand dyed yarn, stretchy bind off

Assignment for Class 1: Bring blocked swatch in the round to the first class. Knitting swatch in the round: (49) #KnitTip: Gauge Swatching in the Round - YouTube

Location:  Makers Lounge
Instructor:  Amy Hass

Supplies Needed:  

West Village Skirt Pattern, downloaded from Ravelry. 

Yarn of any weight of your choosing (need almost a sweater’s quantity in whatever weight you choose-recommend DK or worsted for first skirt)

2-3 inch wide elastic for the waist in length of waist with extra for overlapping (recommend a dark elastic for dark yarn projects and lighter elastic for lighter yarn colors

2 sets of circular needles in size of gauge swatch preference

1 circular needle of 2 US sizes smaller for the ribbing

2 stitch markers, one different for BOR

lightbulb markers (10-20, depending on number of increases)

Tapestry needle

Safety Pin

Ruler or measuring tape (for measuring gauge)

Students are given a 10% discount for supplies needed for class and any purchases at the shop during class days, excluding sale items, classes and events. Use coupon code 'student10' for class discount.

*Please register early. Classes with less than 3 registrations, 72 hours prior to the start date, will be canceled and participants will be given a full refund. Student Cancellations may be made up to 48 hours before the first class is held. No refunds for cancellations will be made within 48 hours of class.*


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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.