Your First Sweater

Availability: In stock (3)

Description: This class is for the first time sweater knitter. You will choose a basic sweater pattern from the list below. This is a beginner sweater workshop, you can join anytime and take however many sessions you need. You need to sign up for each class separately but they do not need to be taken in any particular order! 

Cost: $25 (price is for the each class-You will decide how many classes you will take. Most people need 3 sessions to finish a sweater.)

Materials: Yarns, needles, scissors, darning needle, stitch markers, tape measure. Pen and paper is always useful to write down the notes (Please buy your yarn at Cast Away. Be sure to show up to class on time with materials ready or come early to shop.)

The Pattern: You need to buy the pattern separately.

You can pick your first sweater pattern from the list below, or if you find one on your own we will tell you if it's OK for this class. The following sweaters are very beginner friendly!

Felix Cardigan


Super Simple Summer Sweater

Everyday Sweater



Experience Needed: Students must have basic skills: knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, M1L, M1R, work in the round using either magic loop or double pointed needle, and bind off. Basic understanding of knitting in the round, and how to make a swatch. If you do not yet have the experience for this class we have other classes (knitting help class or private lesson also available) we can recommend to you so you can take this class in the future.

What you’ll learn: Students will learn how to: find size based on the gauge swatch,  read and follow the pattern step by step, how to fit your sweater for you.

Homework: Gauge swatch- instructor will contact students before class

Instructor: Eunyoung, email her directly if you have any questions: [email protected]

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel or reschedule we require at least 24 hours notice *per cancelled seat to give you store credit or a refund. We can not give you a refund or store credit with less than 24 hours notice per cancelled seat.

Access: Can't do stairs? Our shop is up a small flight of stairs, need help with access? Give us a call! 707-546-9276.

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