Behind the Curtain May

Adding horizontal darts, hem shaping, and shoulder shaping to an existing pattern

Course Summary

We'll show you our bust-dart calculator, and then discuss how you can easily add hem shaping to fit your stitch pattern, and putting shoulder shaping in when it isn't there.

Course Curriculum

Jill Wolcott

Jill is trained as a fashion designer with a focus on garment construction and pattern making. She turned to hand knits to be able to create both the fabric and the shape. Jill is always thinking about knitted things and how to guide knitters toward a successful knitting experience. Most importantly, Jill is obsessed with fit. She blends years of experience, research, and application to finding a better path to fit. Jill’s classes blend her wealth of knitting knowledge with a sense of humor and fun.

Jill taught line development and portfolio development classes, among others, at FIDM, from 2000 to 2016. She was an award-winning faculty member. Fit is critical to Jill’s view of garment design; she teaches grading to knitwear designers and has developed sizing guidelines for industry companies. Jill has her own line of knitting patterns and eBooks. She is co-author, and illustrator, of YNotKnit: Step-by- step instructions for Continental knitting and knitting basics.

Course Pricing

Behind the Curtain May

Free

Free