Gumeracha – First Garment Workshop with Dear Pru Part 2
Gumeracha is a fun, chunky cardigan designed by Pru Raymond, suitable for knitters undertaking their first knitted garment. In this two-part workshop, you will be supported through the process of garment production: from taking accurate body measurements and creating a reuseable personal template to refer to when selecting sizes and planning other knitted garments, through to seaming and finishing techniques. An optional check in/ virtual knit a long via Zoom is included.
Pre-requisite skills: knit, purl, cast on.
Each student will need:
•• 5- 7 skeins of Malabrigo Rasta Super Bulky (150g/ 82m, 100% Merino)
OR 7-10 skeins of NNK Yarns Chunky (100g/70m, 80% superwash merino, 20% Nylon)
** for contrast cuffs & band, replace 1 skein
• 12mm & 15mm 80-100cm circular knitting needles
• 100cm waste yarn for provisional cast on
• Optional: 10mm crochet hook for seaming
Our store will be open 15 minutes before class commences to purchase materials and wind yarn into a cake as required.Instruction booklets will be provided. Pens, scissors and gauge rulers/ measuring tapes will be available to borrow.
Session 1: 10am-1pm Saturday 23 September 2023
Session 2: 10am-1pm Saturday 28 October 2023
Tea and Coffee will be provided .
All class attendees with receive a 10% discount on all in-store purchases* on the day. This is also extended to any class materials purchased in advance.
*excludes gift vouchers
Dear Pru is a South Australian business founded on creativity, learning and connection. Pru Raymond is the designer, teacher and writer behind the brand. She is passionate about supporting knitters to build skills and confidence while connecting with others through a shared love of being creative. Pru’s workshops are engaging and inclusive of all learners, drawing on extensive experience in secondary and tertiary education and a lifetime of knitting. Dear Pru knitting patterns are available in print internationally, and online.
Working with children and young adults:
As an experienced teacher with a current SA teaching registration and current
police clearance, I am highly qualified to teach children and young adults.