If you're looking for a sweater with an interesting construction, a relaxed fit and just the right amount of detail then meet the Moss Way sweater.This sweater starts at the centre of the yoken and then is worked out in both directions with clever shaping in the ribbing. The body is then worked from the top down as a relaxed knit.
What's covered in this workshop?
This Teachable course goes hand-in-hand with the included written Mossy Way Sweater knitting pattern so you'll never be left wondering how to approach a section.
Some of the techniques covered in this course are:
- Cable Cast On
- Tips and modifications for Yoke
- Alternating Body Skiens
- Picking up stitches correctly
- Lower yoke and yarn management
- Increases in ribbing
- Decreases in ribbing
- Joining the body
- Working left and right leaing cables
- Working the lseeves
- I-cord bind off
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Wondering About the Mossy Way Sweater?
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Meet Your Teacher
Carol trained initially as a textile artist and then as a structural engineer. While both of these backgrounds are very different the influences can be seen in her design work which is well-shaped, flattering to wear and enjoyable to knit.
She strives to design clothing with a difference: not overly complex, but still giving a very unique end product. She likes to work with different construction methods, so long as they enhance the knitting experience and make for a more intuitively put-together knitted item.
Carol has been widely published in books and magazine and travels the world teaching in yarn shops and fibre festivals. The classes she teaches cover a wide range of subjects from cables and chart reading, through garment shaping and customisation right through to short rows and colourwork. In her classes you'll move from learning the basics to refining your knitting skills and fixing problems.
Get yourself ready for the cooler season with the perfect sweater. This sweater is oversized for a relaxed fit that has just the right amount of detail. The sweater starts at the centre of the yoke and then is worked out in both directions with shaping in the ribbing. The body is then worked from the top down.
To Fit Actual Bust Circumference Up To: 32.25 (35.25, 38.5, 41.5, 44.5, 47.5, 50.5, 53.5, 56.75)“ / 82 (89.5, 98, 105.5, 113, 120.5, 128.5, 136, 144) cm
7-10” / 18 – 25.5 cm positive ease recommended.
Finished Bust Circumference: 39.25 (42.25, 45.5, 48.5, 51.5, 54.5, 57.5, 60.5, 63.75)“ / 99.5 (107.5, 115.5, 123, 131, 138.5, 146, 153.5, 162) cm
Size 42.5” / 108.5 cm modelled with 7.75”/ 20 cm positive ease.
Length: 20.5 (21, 21.75, 22.25, 22.25, 23.5, 23.75, 25, 25.75)” / 52 (53.5, 55, 56.5, 57, 59.5, 60.5, 63.5, 65.5) cm
The Yarn Collective ‘Bloomsbury DK’ (100% Merino; 263 yds / 240 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g); colours: Moss (107) 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
2 x US size 6 / 4 mm circular needles, 32” / 80 cm long (or longer for larger sizes)
US size 6 / 4 mm dpns if magic loop not used for sleeves
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
Tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders, waste yarn.
21 sts and 28 rows = 4” / 10 cm in St St
25 sts and 28 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Ribbing
10-st Cable Braid meas 1.25” / 3 cm across
Would you like a Yarn Kit?
Yarn kits are available for all of our project workshops. You can find the exact colour that Carol chose herself or choose from colour combinations provided.
We have yarn kits available in Vivacious DK . It's a beautiful yarn that allows the central cable pattern to pop but still have a soft, washable sweater.
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