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Excel Essentials for a Custom Fit





This class will give you freedom to use any pattern as a blueprint for a sweater that fits you with your chosen yarn. 

Recalculate all stitch and row counts to your own gauge and follow the logic of the pattern or change shaping of a sweater adding your decreases and increases, change stitch pattern and whatever else you wish. 


You will see an example  how to organize tables for customizing a pattern to fit your measurements. 

You will learn how to quickly calculate decreases and increases, adding stitches evenly spaced, and much more.

Homework: Make a  swatch 6 in x 6 in using the yarn and needles you want to use for your project. Calculate gauge before blocking and after blocking. Handouts and login information will be sent the day before class. You will need to measure your body and enter the information into the worksheet before class begins.

The event will be hosted via Zoom. Learn about accessing our online events HERE.

This is LIVE class. It will not be recorded, so please be sure you are able to attend :)

The times for this class are Pacific time.


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Basic knitting skills, and basic knowledge of Excel required.
Requirements: Student must have the Excel program. Homework: Make a swatch 6 in x 6 in using the yarn and needles you want to use for your project. Calculate gauge before blocking and after blocking. Handouts and login information will be sent the day before class. You will need to measure your body and enter the information into the worksheet before class begins.
Instructor: Faina Goberstein
Instructor Bio: Faina Goberstein is an independent knitwear designer, author, and professional teacher based near San Francisco, CA. Taking an early retirement from a long career as a math professor gave Faina a chance to let her creativity and long-time passion for knitwear design become a second profession. Faina's interest in a wide assortment of knitting techniques and stitch patterns is evident in her designs and topics of her inspirational classes. Faina is a great communicator and energetic teacher who cares about her students and focuses on sharing her knowledge and excitement about the craft. She teaches at Vogue Knitting Live, Interweave Yarn Fest, and various venues such as guilds and yarn shops around the country and abroad. Faina's designs often appear in internationally recognized magazines such as Rowan, Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit.Purl, Cast-On and in numerous books. Faina is best known for her elegant and well-fitted classic designs.
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includes 2-hour online instruction, plus Excel files

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.