Faina Goberstein
Craftsy Instructor

California

Faina Goberstein is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional and inspiring teacher. She is the co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting and The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting. Her designs appear in Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit.Purl, Knitscene, Interweave Crochet, Twist Collective, and various books.

Faina is best known for her elegant and well-fitted classic designs showing off textures such as cables, brioche, ... Read Full Bio »

Faina's Craftsy Classes

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Slip-Stitch Colorwork: Mosaic & Beyond

Unlock a world of creative mosaic knitting possibilities and much more with a single method! Join popular designer and instructor Faina Goberstein and learn how to use slip-stitch knitting patterns to create dynamic colorwork and textural treats. First, Faina will guide you through charts and patterns, familiarizing you with the symbols and instructions. Then, you'll work easy, double-sided ribbing and a playful checker pattern, before moving on to gorgeous stitches that weave their way through your fabric. Once you've got those down, Faina will introduce you to coveted mosaic knitting and teach you how to create the lace-like tuck stitch. Plus, you'll find out how to knit gorgeous faux cables, breathtaking honeycomb stitch and combine slip-stitches with other stitches to create your own unique patterns.

$14.99 $29.99

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Sizing Knitwear Patterns

Knitwear designer and math professor Faina Goberstein walks you step-by-step through every calculation involved in grading a range of sizes, from the initial gauge swatch through shaping a garment and calculating yardage. You will conquer your pattern-grading fears and finish with a pattern that's ready to knit, and the knowledge and tools to use these skills for years to come.

$24.99 $49.99

Faina's Patterns

Shades of Amber

$4.99

Carnelian

$8.00

La Bamba

$7.50
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Faina's Projects

Mosaic Slip-Stitch Patterns
Woven Slip-Stitch Patterns
Men's sweater
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Faina's Blog