Fiona Ellis

Creative Cabled Necklines

Fiona Ellis
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Meet your instructor, Fiona, and dive into her expertise by learning to create a compelling focal point.
Learn to do more with your necklines than simply neaten those all-important lines. Get beyond pre-existing patterns and explore continuous cables.
Explore different cables with Fiona's expert guidance and learn the benefits of leaving stitches live.
Learn to frame your neckline with cables. Fiona shows you myriad options for elegantly adding to your designs' most important lines.
Learn to make I-cords, fastenings, frogging closures and ball buttons. These finishing touches will help your knitted creations stand out!
5 Lessons
36  mins

Knitting cabled necklines is fun and approachable! Join expert instructor Fiona Ellis and learn focal point design principles and how to create areas of interest with lines and textures. Then, discover how to design or modify existing patterns to make your cables run into or around the neckline. Plus, you’ll discover how to incorporate functional and stylish I-cords into your knitwear, before Fiona shows you how to extend your stitches past the garment’s edge. It will create a look that’s off the charts!

Fiona Ellis

Fiona Ellis began designing knitwear commercially after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in fashion knitwear design from De Montfort University in England. Her original designs have been sold to fashion houses in New York, London & Paris for mass-market production. Fiona's patterns have been widely published in premier knitting magazines, as well as many leading yarn companies. She is the author of Inspired Cable Knits, Inspired Fair Isle Knits and Knitspiration Journal (all published by Potter Craft).

Fiona Ellis

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3 Responses to “Creative Cabled Necklines”

  1. Cristy

    Thank you so very much Beautiful Fiona, for this mini class <3. Very informative and very inspiring!

  2. Joanne Box

    Very informative. I want to apply some of the concepts to future knits.

  3. Janice

    Excellent mini-class. I am considering designing my own cable cardigan and Fiona has given me lots of wonderful ideas. I'll be watching her class "Mastering Cable Design" next. đź‘Ťđź‘Ť

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