Beehive Wool Shop

Workshop: Swatching


Swatching is the first step in many, many projects. We can learn a lot from our swatches so that our finished products have the fabric we like and - importantly - fit they way we intend! Come to this 90-minute class to learn some tips and tricks about swatching, you'll be glad you did!  

You will learn:

  • Why swatching is important
  • How to check check for gauge
  • How to calculate differences in your gauge vs pattern gauge
  • How to knit swatches flat and in the round
  • Information about blocking swatches

You should know how to:

  • Knit in purl in any style
  • Cast on and bind off

You need to bring:

  • A ruler or measuring tape 
  • Pen/pencil and note paper (optional)

Current Sessions:

 Date Time
1 class: Monday January 16 7:00pm - 8:30pm Nicole
1 class: Tuesday January 31 5:00pm - 6:30pm Nicole
1 class: Friday February 24 5:00pm - 6:30pm Nicole

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