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Project Class: My First Sweater with Pam

This is a great class for the ambitious beginner and beyond!

Anker’s Summer Shirt is simple to knit and just as easy to wear! Classic styling makes this sweater wearable year-round. 

Knitted from the top down, this pattern requires no sewing or finishing other than weaving in ends. It is the perfect project for knitters who want to knit their first garment, as well as experienced knitters looking for a go-to tee that spans the seasons.

Join the fun and add this attractive sweater to your wardrobe!

This class is suitable for the Advanced Beginner and beyond - you will need some basic knitting skills, including cast on/bind off, knit & purl, and basic pattern reading skills.


Skills you will learn:

  • Gauge swatching

  • Pattern reading

  • Top down sweater construction

  • Invisible join for knitting in the round

  • Knitting in the round

  • Circular yoke

  • Various Increases, including Make 1 Right (M1R), Make 1 Left (M1L)

  • Raglan sleeve increases

  • Working with DPNs, Magic Loop, or small circumference circulars to knit sleeves

  • Weaving in ends

  • Discussion about blocking final project


Materials needed before the first class:

  • Pattern -  Anker's Summer Shirt by PetiteKnit (available on Ravelry)

  • Yarn - 600 - 960 yards DK  (depending on size selected) 

  • Needles - US6 circular needles, in 16” AND either 24”, 32” or 40” (depending on size selected)

  • 9 Stitch markers, with 1 being distinctive to use as your “beginning of round” marker

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Advanced Beginner - need to have basic knitting skills
Materials Included: No
Requirements: Must know how to cast on/bind off, knit & purl, basic pattern reading skills
Instructor: Pam Winne

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Included Materials



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