Kate Atherley
Craftsy Instructor

Toronto, Canada

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Kate Atherley learned knitting from her immensely talented grandmother, Hilda. After dabbling in knitting, Kate graduated from university and found herself with lots of spare time and a yarn shop around the corner. She started with knitting socks, then designing socks, and today, Kate is a knitting teacher, designer, technical editor and the author of Beyond Knit & Purl and Knit Accessories: Essentials & Variations. Kate is ... Read Full Bio »

Kate's Craftsy Classes

Blocking Handknits

Blocking brings out the best in your work. With knitwear designer and author Kate Atherley as your guide, learn how blocking makes your stitchwork pop, your knitwear fit, your projects feel soft to the touch, and so much more. Kate will teach you about blocking, drying, and caring for a huge range of fibers, as well as how to protect your projects and supplies from moths and pests. Kate will even demystify using blocking wires to create perfectly straight edges, and pinning projects to form the shape and size you desire. Plus, Kate will take you step-by-step through blocking mittens, hats, lace scarves, lace shawls, one-piece and multi-piece garments for the fabulous finish they deserve.

$44.99

Kate's Projects

Neon socks
Chunky Rickenbacker shawl
Circular shawl design -
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