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Sweater-a-long like it's 1999



Sat, May 7, 2022 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Sat, May 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sat, June 4, 2022 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sat, June 18, 2022 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Before our first meeting, please read through everything on this page do the following swatch:

- Knit your STOCKINETTE (no need to swatch in the mesh) swatch in the round (more info below if you need help with this) & wet block it. Please swatch with US7 & US8 (if you are a loose knitter, also use a US6, if you are a super tight knitter, also use a US9). Cast on 35 stitches with your US8 (or US9 if you are super tight) needle and knit for about 1.5 inches then do a row of purl bumps to show the needle change then switch to the next size needle and repeat until you have used all needle sizes mentioned above. If you have any questions about this...just let me know!

For more tips on gauge swatching with different needle sizes...check out this video: https://youtu.be/iHL6puICpxI
For more information on how to swatch in the round: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzC6N4SGhos

The pattern will be printed for you at the first meeting (it is included in the cost of the class). EVERYTHING you need to know about the pattern (how much yarn you need, needle size, gauge) is listed below 

Bring to the first meeting your swatch, all the needles you used to knit that swatch. You will need a 16" circular to begin your sweater, but we won't know exactly which needle until we look at your gauge. The BEST option is to bring an interchangeable needle set!

I recommend using Rios, Cozy Alpaca, AlpamayoDeluxe Worsted Superwash or Cumulus
Many of these yarns we do not have a sweater's quantity on hand, so if there is a color you want, but you don't see, or we don't have enough of...place your special order NOW!!!!! Email info@alittleknitty.com or come in and place your order. Using yarn from your stash works as well!

You can find the pattern HERE (don't purchase it, the pattern is included in the sweater-a-long)

Sizing

0-3mo (3-6mo, 6-12mo, 1-2yr, 2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-8yr, 8-10yr, XS, S, SM, M, ML, L, LXL, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
Finished Chest measurement: 18 (19, 20, 22, 25, 27, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46.5, 48, 52, 56, 60)“

Yarn
worsted / aran weight yarn
250 (270, 300, 320, 450, 500, 680, 700, 800, 850, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1400, 1450, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800) yards
(samples shown in SweetGeorgia Trinity Worsted in ‘deep cove’ and ‘pistachio’)

Needles
US #6 / 4mm & US #8 / 5mm (or as required to meet gauge)
0-4 yrs: 16” circulars & DPNs in each size
4 yrs-XS: 16” circulars, 24” circulars, & DPNs in each size
S-4XL: 16” circulars, 32” circulars, & DPNs in each size

Gauge
18 sts & 24 rounds / 4” in stockinette on larger needles
16 sts & 24 rounds / 4” in mesh lace on larger needles
for this design, achieving the correct stockinette gauge is most important for achieving the desired fit

Notions
stitch markers, darning needle