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Creative Cabled Necklines

with Fiona Ellis
Creative Cabled Necklines
In this free mini-class, knitwear designer and author Fiona Ellis shows you how to bring the focus to your face by adding interesting, dramatic neckline features to cabled garments.

Learn focal point design principles and how to create areas of interest with lines and textures, then discover how to design or modify existing patterns to make your cables run into or around the neckline. Incorporate functional and stylish I-cords into your knitwear, and let Fiona show you how to extend your stitches past the garment's edge for a look that’s off the charts!


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Lesson 1. Welcome to Your FREE Mini-Class!

  • Welcome to Your FREE Mini-Class!


Lesson 2. Introduction

  • Meet your instructor, Fiona, and dive into her expertise by learning to create a compelling focal point.


Lesson 3. Necklines: More Than Neatening

  • Learn to do more with your necklines than simply neaten those all-important lines. Get beyond pre-existing patterns and explore continuous cables.


Lesson 4. Cable Patterns

  • Explore different cables with Fiona's expert guidance and learn the benefits of leaving stitches live.


Lesson 5. Framing the Neckline

  • Learn to frame your neckline with cables. Fiona shows you myriad options for elegantly adding to your designs' most important lines.


Lesson 6. Neat Additions

  • Learn to make I-cords, fastenings, frogging closures and ball buttons. These finishing touches will help your knitted creations stand out!

"I found this class to be a wonderful introduction to the creative possiblities for cabled necklines. The swatches were great visuals and I can't wait to swatch my own ideas. Thank you Fiona!"
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