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Crocheted Raglans From The Top Down

$100.00

Price includes 4 hours of class.

With Lily Chin

Jan 7, 4:00-6:00pm and Jan 8, 4:00-6:00pm CST

Crochet a top-down Raglan seamlessly and explore the benefits of a one-piece project. The try-on-as-you-go approach ensures a good fit — everytime.

Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.

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Description

Traditionally crochet raglans were worked from the hem to neck in pieces — back, front(s), and sleeves — then sewn together afterwards. Working from the top down, however, means you can crochet the raglan yoke as a single piece to avoid the seaming, and you can try it on as you go.

Lily shows you how to plan and crochet a top-down raglan:
• Learn how to do this using different stitches.
• Chart out the shaping to keep track of where you are at all times.
• Ensure for a perfect fit every time.

You’ll learn lots and come away with a miniature sample or two to whet your appetite.

Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class:
Have made garments before. Have good, basic working knowledge of drafting standard patterns or converting measurements into stitches and rows using gauge. Be comfortable with stitch charts.

Supply List
• Graph paper, 8 or 10 squares to the inch.
• Gauged graph paper, can be found at http://tata-tatao.to/knit/matrix/e-index.html; print one sheet with 16 stitches and 20 rows for single crochet and another with 16 stitches and 8 rows for double crochet.
• Calculator
• Scissors
• Scotch tape
• Several colored pencils and eraser
• Stitch markers
• Smooth, contrasting scrap yarn
• Tapestry needle.
• Worsted- or chunky-weight yarn and appropriate hooks.
Crochet Basics: Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Tape measure

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