with Jennifer Hansen
Broaden your crochet skills with this sophisticated — yet accessible — technique as you build and customize Jennifer’s Rebel Cardigan with lacy short rows and edging. This class will hook the hearts of both knitters and crocheters, as Jennifer explains how to incorporate Broomstick Lace into any project. The class materials include a FREE knitted wristlet pattern and a FREE crochet wristlet pattern. Get swept up in the possibilities!
Meet Jennifer and learn about the history of broomstick lace! You'll also get a preview of the projects you'll be making in this class.
Jennifer gets you started with step-by-step instructions on making traditional broomstick lace. She'll also show you tips for avoiding and correcting mistakes.
Measure and calculate ease for the elements of your cardigan with Jennifer's expert advice and instruction. After carefully choosing your yarn, you'll be poised to get the right fit.
Swatching broomstick lace will help you determine the right gauge, and Jennifer will school you in crochet hooks, cone yarn and even reversible reasoning.
Jennifer demonstrates the best ways to block your broomstick lace swatch. You'll also learn half double crochet with her detailed instruction.
Learn upper bodice finishing and fitting techniques. Jennifer helps you create armholes and side flares, as well as check your fit along the way.
Crochet along with Jennifer to construct the lower bodice.
The broomstick collar will add flare to your garment. Add or subtract length for the look you want with Jennifer's step-by-step guidance.
You'll love the look of this bottom hem after crocheting along with Jennifer.
Broomstick lace in the round has never been easier, when you follow along with Jennifer! Add your sleeves in the round, complete with scalloped edging.
Learn to add broomstick lace as edging or extra embellishment with Jennfier's tips and techniques.
"If you are looking for a great class to start learning or even improve your broomstick lace skills this is the one! Jennifer is such a great teacher! The cardi is absolutely beautiful! Her designs are just stunning and you will not be disappointed!"