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Rising Spades Sweater Class


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This is the full KAL / Sweater class version! - The pattern includes many video links with HOURS OF TEACHING!! The video links will never expire - RED links in pdf, play them from your computer. The pattern only version is $8.00, but if you want to get the pattern + the sweater class (modification notes, how tos and 2 1/2 hours of video content), you pay only $6 more for the sweater class version This cozy pullover features a nesting spade cable panel on the front and back of the sweater. The cable panel travels diagonally across the sweater using decreases on one side and increases on the other side. Short row shaping is used at the neck to bring the front of the funnel neck down. The hem, cuffs and neck feature a casual rolled edge. KAL Sweater class version includes: 1)19 Video tutorials: hours of Video instruction on everything from gauge swatch to finishing. 2) Knitting how to documents 3) 5 Sweater modification notes making for difference sleeve & body length, adjustments for hip size, different neck options and even different gauge & size. Techniques taught in this pattern include: Gauge tricks Cable chart reading Reading your cable and improving the look of cables Fixing mistakes in cables Cabling without a cable needle Short row neck shaping Altering sleeve length and neck treatment LLI & RLI increase Sloped Bind off AND MORE

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PATTY LYONS ( is a nationally recognized knitting teacher and technique expert who is known for teaching the why not just the how, in her pursuit of training the mindful knitter. She specializes in sweater design and sharing her love of the much-maligned subjects of gauge and blocking. Patty teaches nationally at guilds & knitting shows around the country such as Vogue Knitting LIVE, STITCHES and her popular classes can also be found online and on DVD. Her Craftsy class “Improve Your Knitting ” was named Craftsy’s most popular class of 2013! Patty designs and knitting skill articles have been published in Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit Purl, Knitter’s Magazine, Cast On, Knit Style, Creative Knitting and Twist Collective magazines, where she also wrote a knitter’s advice column called “Patty’s Purls of Wisdom”. Patty’s designs have also been included in pattern collections from Classic Elite, Noro, Cascade, Willow, Tahki Stacy Charles and Kollage Yarns.