Classes have a maximum enrollment of 6 students. Each student will be supplied a computer for these hands on classes. Larger lecture/demo style class can be arranged.
Standard Shape - Hands on. Discover how to create the perfect shape for you. Topics covered will include: entering personal measurements, adjusting ease, and tips on achieving a good fit; altering the basic style elements including shoulder slope, neckline depth, sleeve length, set-in, puffed, gathered or raglan sleeves; designing dresses, jumpers, skirts.
Stitch Designer - Hands on. Explore the stitch designer tools to create your own designs and make sure that theyre knitable. Learn how simple it can be to design 2, 3, or 4 color jacquard as well as single color textured fabrics. Keyboard tricks to make things simple. Importing graphics from other sources. Transferring data to the knitting machine. Swatching on and off the machine - an introduction to knit from screen.
Original Shape - Hands on. Using original shape to fine tune fit. Splitting garment pieces to make yokes or define color blocking. Rotating /moving pieces to create a sideways knit garment. Integrating the shape with the stitch pattern. Tying it all together - knit from screen full blown. Learning to manipulate shapes for the purpose of illustration. Printing your shapes and stitch patterns on paper.
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