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Knitting Dutch Ganseys with Marie Greene

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Knitting Dutch Ganseys

In this brand new class for 2019, you will learn the fundamentals and history of this beautiful, traditional seamless sweater style. You'll knit a tiny gansey in class!

You'll learn:

• Gansey history and traditions

• Gansey construction

• How to knit bragworthy sweater armpits

• 2 techniques for shoulder grafting

• Understanding gussets

• Fabric density & gauge

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials:

• 50 g DK weight yarn in a light color, solid or tonal (no stripes/variegated)

• Size 4 DPN's (double point needles)

• Stitch holder (or waste yarn and darning needle)

• Stitch markers

• Notebook & pen/pencil


Class sign-ups begin January 29. $75.

Later Event: May 3
Trunk Show at the Knot House