Beth Whiteside
Craftsy Instructor

San Francisco, CA USA

Beth is a knitting teacher, designer, and technical editor whose curiosity has led her to visit many countries (stranded color, EPS, k1b, lace, ...) on the knitting-world map. Originally from New England, she now lives in San Francisco, where mountains, ocean, and Haight Street are always good sources of inspiration. Her designs have been published in Creative Knitting and Knitters' magazine, as well as by yarn companies such as ... Read Full Bio »

Beth's Craftsy Classes


Cut Your Knitting: Strand & Steek With Confidence

Don't let steeking anxiety hold you back from knitting colorwork in the round! Join designer Beth Whiteside and learn how to strand and steek successfully without fuss or anxiety. During class, you'll conquer new stranded knitting techniques by practicing on a unique tablet case and a fun cozy — they’re perfect for building your skills without the commitment of a large project! Along the way, you'll discover multiple methods for working with two colors and how to keep your yarn from tangling, your stitches even and your floats tidy. When you move on, Beth will break down colorwork charts to show you how they can speed things up, and introduce you to new styles of stranding. Plus, you'll discover three foolproof methods for clean, confident steeking, as she lays them all out step by step!


$14.99 $29.99

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Beth's Patterns

Triangle Man Pillbox


Banded Beret


Sea Shell Shells

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Beth's Projects

Yoga Mat Holder
Cute Cozies for Plunge Pots
Steeks Without Eeks!
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