Couture Knit Sweaters for Them, Him and Her
With Jim Cox
Oct 3, 5-7pm CDT
Oct 4, 5-7pm CDT
Oct 10, 5-7pm, CDT
Depending on who you are, what you want to knit, and for whom, fashion can inspire your sweaters. Jim Cox shows how to make fashion work for YOUR designs.
Get an inside look at the professional’s design process as you learn to create your own couture sweaters. Jim will help you begin to develop design concepts, benefit from the predictions for design and color trends, and learn how you might incorporate them in your knitting and wardrobe. The class is filled with illustrations, samples, and exercises for inspiration and yes, the math along with technical essentials as well.
Part 1, Inspiration & Concepts: How designers for major brands create collections
Part 2, Design Decisions: Describe your sweater concept, Consider the principles of design, Define design specs, Create a schematic for a woman and a man
Part 3, Make technical decisions guided by your swatch and sweater concept
Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
Solid basic knitting skills.
__Ball of smooth, light colored yarn i DK or worsted weight
__Knitting Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Needles and crochet hooks of various sizes