Fair Isle dog sweater on the needles
dog wearing a fair isle dog sweater
dog wearing a colorwork dog sweater

Fair Isle Dog Sweater Class

Regular price $100.00

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Fair Isle Dog Sweater class with Kathy! If you have been eager to dive into stranded colorwork, or have wanted to knit a sweater for a truly knitworthy friend, this class is for you ❤️️

Students will be guided through the pattern Vargo by Sari Nordlund.

Prerequisite:  This is an advanced beginner class. Students should be comfortable with knitting and purling. 

Techniques covered:

  • Tubular cast on
  • Stranded colorwork, color dominance, float captures
  • Directional increasing and decreasing
  • DPN knitting
  • Sewn tubular bind off

Materials needed:

Vargo Dog Sweater by Sari Nordlund 

Chest width: 11.75 (15.75, 19, 22)”
Back length: 10.5 (15, 18.75, 22.5)"

MC: 60 (220, 290, 330) yards of worsted weight yarn.
CC: 60 (70, 90, 100) yards of similar worsted weight yarn.

Suggested Shop fibers:
  • US3 DPNs or a circular needle with a cable suitable for small circumference knitting for sleeve openings
  • US3 circular needles, 16” & 32"
  • US6 circular needles, 24”
  • Stitch markers
  • Waste yarn

This class will be taught in person and masks are now optional. If community transmission rises we may encourage or require masks for the safety of our students and staff.  Please stay home if you are feeling sick! Thanks for your support and for helping to keep our community safe.