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Adventures in Double-Knitting

with Alasdair Post-Quinn
Journey into exciting knitting territory with Alasdair Post-Quinn. He'll guide you through the basics of double-knitting and lead you all the way up to his more adventurous techniques.

Begin your adventure with a basic diamond pattern, where you’ll discover how to knit both sides of the fabric simultaneously and change yarn colors. Move on to more daring patterns and master double-knit increases and decreases, cabling and working in the round. Finally, finish the journey with Alasdair's extreme double-knitting techniques, in which you'll explore two-pattern and three-color methods. Brandish your knitting needles and take this class today!

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Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Author and instructor Alasdair Post-Quinn leads you through an introduction to double knitting.


Lesson 2. Double-Knitting Basics


Lesson 3. Double-Knitting in the Round


Lesson 4. Circular Variations


Lesson 5. Increases & Decreases


Lesson 6. Double-Knit Cabling


Lesson 7. The Atyria Hat


Lesson 8. The Atyria Hat, Part 2


Lesson 9. Extreme Double-Knitting


Lesson 10. Troubleshooting

I thoroughly enjoyed this class. The instructions were perfectly clear and the patterns very nice. Classes like this make these rarer techniques much more accessible to the average knitter. Thank you Craftsy for having [Alasdair] here!
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