with Stephen West

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Knit any shawl pattern or branch out and design your own creative shawl as Stephen West leads you through the world of increases, decreases and edge explosions. Read More…

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Class Rating

(41 reviews)

rated 5 stars

Great Course and Fun!

I learned so much in this course. I have knitted a number of shawls, but Stephen described the foundation around patterns and shapes, color etc. It is so much fun to listen to him and the way he approaches life/knitting shawls. As a beginning yoga student, I was in awe of the headstand! Very inspirational. I will definitely now look up a number of his designs! Thank you, Stephen.

rated 5 stars

Mind-Expanding Class

I loved this class. I've watched it twice, and liked it even more the second time. Stephen is creative, engaging, inspiring and comprehensible. I thought he was very generous in sharing his techniques - and the possibilities are endless.

I didn't have the sense of watching a trunk show at all - each shawl was shown for a reason, and used to visually demonstrate an idea or technique. In the section on color, each shawl was used to show how colors interact with each other, and I ...

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Nancy Liedel
rated 5 stars

If You're A Fan

You will love this class. While there is a lot of, "this is what I designed..." there are tips and tricks I'd not learned in his patterns. Further, his personality lends you an idea of his process. You get a better feel for how he thinks, and his style. I really love his work and further discussions about yarn choices, thought processes and the tips make this a go-to class to watch many times when I am knitting.

Now, I would like an in-depth class on shawl knitting that is ...

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t rocks
rated 5 stars

Gets my creative juices flowin'!

Looking at unique Stephen West's designs, you can't help but wonder what his thought process is. After making lots of girlie lace shawls, it was refreshing to see a new kind of construction/process. It helps me think of a new way to design, not just shawls, but other items.
Speaking of refreshing, Stephen West is delightful to watch. My only suggestion is that a more difficult shawl that uses his edge explosion techniques, such as his Pagona shawl (or a mini version of it), should be ...

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Palmira Cheresk
rated 5 stars

I enjoyed and liked this class

As everybody says stephen's personality is awesome and delicious. I'm an experienced knitter and his tips were very helpful for me because I can remember easier some techniques and I realized that I could do my yo's much better. The most valued thing that I learnt was to evaluate shape and color not only to knit his or any other designs but most importantly to take risk in modifications and color choices,

I would recommended this class if you want to understand better the creative ...

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