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Knit Your First Cardigan

13 January, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Knitting your first adult-sized garment can be intimidating. Over 6 fortnightly classes we will work through knitting a cardigan together step by step, helping each other along the way and in the end you will have a new cardigan and the confidence and knowledge to knit your next garment successfully.

Week 1 13/01/16: How to Choose the Right Size: Preparation
Week 2 20/01/16: How to Begin the Cyclamen Cardigan: Yokes
Week 3 03/02/16: How to Work the Body: Shaping
Week 4 17/02/16: How to Work the Sleeves: Decreases and Length
Week 5 02/03/16: How to Knit and Attach Patch Pockets
Week 6 09/03/16: How to Finish Your Cardigan

The course fee includes tuition and pattern instruction. Yarn and needles are available to purchase separately. Call or email to get more information on quantities and sizes required.


About the teacher

Renée Callahan a knitwear designer and teacher living and endlessly knitting here in East London. Originally from Seattle, where she studied history of art, she came to the UK as an exchange student but fell in love and stayed, changing not only her home town, but also her career when she went back to college to study fashion design with knitwear. She began to knit relatively late, but with the zeal of the newly converted, she found a way to rebuild her life with fibre arts at the centre. She loves to think about knitting construction and to pass the skills on with teaching.


13 January, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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