Stephen West
Craftsy Instructor

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Stephen West is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma. After moving to the Chicago area, he caught the knitting bug and started designing patterns while epic amounts of wool infiltrated into his life. There was no looking back. He now lives in Amsterdam and teaches knitting workshops throughout the United States and Europe. He creates his own series of pattern collections and also designs for Malabrigo Yarns and

Stephen's Craftsy Classes



Let Stephen West's vibrant personality guide you through a colorful rainbow of shawls that you can make using simple techniques like yarn-overs and easy increases. Stephen starts with a garter tab cast-on and shows you different methods of creating angles and edges, encouraging creativity along the way. With unique combinations of yarn-overs, increases, shaping and color variation, this class will show you the different outcomes of these stitches before you even put the yarn on your needles. Combine these different methods to customize your own design or use his Boneyard pattern to make a basic shawl!

$19.99 $39.99

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