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Marie Greene Pick Up Artist

March 16th @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

| $75

Join us for Marie’s mind-blowing sweater finishing class – you will learn her unique, renegade finishing techniques that you’ll not see anywhere else. You will never dread sweater finishing again!

You’ll learn:
• Marie’s formula for button band stitches
• An untraditional approach to picking up stitches (with incredible results)
• Three techniques for getting a better neckline on your sweaters
• How finishing can change the fit (for the better, or the worse)
• Why finishing starts when you cast on

Skill Level: Advanced beginner (must have some sweater knitting experience)

• Worsted weight yarn in a medium to light color (no slubs, no thick and thin yarn)
• Worsted weight yarn in a contrasting color, not too dark (to be used in class)
• US Size 7 knitting needle (24”) – sharp tips
• US Size 5 knitting needle (24”) – sharp tips
• Size E crochet hook (pointier/contoured tip is helpful)
• Please complete homework listed below and bring to class
• Bring your knitting notions bag (scissors, measuring tape, darning needle, etc…)


With size 7 needles and worsted weight yarn in med/light color (indicated above) cast on 7 stitches using cable cast-on method.
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: Purl
Rep rows 1 and 2 once more.
Row 5: Use cable cast-on method to cast on 3 st knit-wise at the start of this row, knit to end (including newly cast-on stitches)
Row 6: Purl
Rep rows 5 and 6 two more times.
Next row: Use cable cast-on method to cast on 9 stitches knit-wise at the start of this row, knit to end (including newly cast-on stitches) = 25 stitches
Next row: Purl
Work three inches in stockinette and bind off.

Registration Policy

Payment for each class is due at registration. If String Theory cancels the class for any reason, we will refund your registration fee. If you are able to cancel at least one week prior to your scheduled class, you will receive a store credit for your registration fee. If you cancel less than a week prior to the class, you will only receive store credit if we are able to fill your spot. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide make-ups.


March 16th
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


Marie Greene


Glen Ellyn Police Department
65 S Park Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
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