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Class, Deanna, Saturday, Kits Kimono, May 26, Jun 9, 23, 12:00-2:00


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Want to know how to combine different yarns to knit your own unique bohemian sweater that you can wear as a beach cover-up or with jeans or a sundress? Join this project class and make the versatile and highly customizable Kits Kimono cardigan that looks great on everyone!

In this class you will get help choosing yarns in the store to combine with worsted or aran weight yarns you may already have in your stash. You will learn how to knit your gauge swatch and how to choose the order of yarns you are combining. In subsequent classes you will learn how to seam your garment pieces together, how to pick up stitches and knit the collar, as well as finishing your sweater with a fringe or other features of your choosing. Urban Yarns Point Grey has two versions of the sweater on display, one in brights and one in neutrals, so come try them on and imagine the possibilities!

The pattern is normally only available by purchasing the book Khatsahlano at Urban Yarns, however a print copy of the Kits Kimono pattern is included in the class price and will be handed out at the first class. If you would prefer to buy the whole book, we will credit you $6 off the class.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner (knows how to cast on, knit & purl, and cast off) **not a "learn to knit" class**
Supplies (not included): worsted or aran weight yarn, from your stash and/or from the list of suggested yarns below (there will be an opportunity to view and purchase these in-store before and after each class)
Needles (not included): 7mm needles, 8mm circular needle (long enough for collar 100+ cm long), darning needle, and a crochet hook 4 or 5mm for making the fringe

Suggested Yarns:

Cotton & Cotton Blends: Noro Taiyo, Noro Kagayaki, Blue Sky Fibers Organic Worsted CottonJuniper Moon Cumulus & Cumulus Dappled, Spud & Chloe Sweater, Berroco Cotolana

Wool & Wool Blends: Noro Kureyon & A La Mode, Noro Silk Garden & Silk Garden Solo, Noro Tennen, Juniper Moon Moonshine, Zealana Tui Chunky, Zealana Heron, Mirasol Sulka, Misti Alpaca Baby Me Boo Handpaint, Blue Sky Fibers Extra, Shibui Drift, West Yorkshire Spinners BFL Aran & BFL Roving

Handspun & Novelty (for collar): Knit Collage Cast Away, Katia Concept Alpaca Silver, Niwas Natural Fibers Peacock Handspun, Artyarns Beaded Silk & Sequins Light


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