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The Art of the Skirt


More exciting local news....fleece dallas has the privilege of working with local instructor, Sherry Smith.  Sherry has traveled to Europe with Vouge Knitting and studied with such well known instructors as Debbie Bliss, Jean Frost, Sarah Hatton, Sasha Kagan, Martin Storey and Steven West.  She is willing to share her love of knitting with others by offering her pleated skirt class during the month of January and February


This beautiful skirt is worked in a fingering weight wool yarn at 7.5 stitches per inch.  It is a firm but lightweight fabric, and is designed to have about 1” negative ease around the waist and hips for a slimming fit. Four darts shape the shape hips, then purl stitches are added between “pleats” to provide flare for the lower edge. Twisted stitches are worked along each edge of the pleat sections for crisp pleat definition. The bind-off produces slight scallops around the lower edge, which add to the overall appeal. 



Class Details are as follows:
Dates:   January 15, January 29, and February 12
Time:  Sundays 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Gauge:  30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in sockinette
Materials:  1200 – 1600+ yards fingering/sock yarn depending on size
Needles:  Size 3 – 3.25 mm or size to obtain gauge
Cost:  $60 - price includes pattern
Homework:  Swatch 5” wide; 4” length in sockinette - blocked
Level:  Intermediate
Please call fleece to reserve your space today.
December 06, 2016 by April Cordell