Carol Feller

Essential Short Row Techniques

Carol Feller
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In this brief intro, meet author and knitwear designer Carol Feller and preview the various short row techniques you'll master in this class. You'll be amazed by how short row knitting will open up a whole new world of creative possibilities in your work!
Get out your knitting needles and start practicing the extremely useful German short row technique. Follow along with Carol as she works through two swatches using stockinette and garter stitches. Plus, see how you can use this technique to create a gorgeous shawl.
Add four more short row methods to your toolkit -- wrap and turn, Japanese, yarn over and German -- as you knit in the round. You'll gain confidence as Carol gives clear, step-by-step instruction on each technique, offering helpful tips and tricks along the way!
Want to add ribbing or cables to your work? Discover how short row knitting can help! With Carol's guidance, learn how to work short rows in reverse stockinette using the wrap and turn, Japanese, yarn over and German methods. Then, see how to combine reverse stockinette and knit stitches to create decorative ribbing.
Create visual interest in your knitting using short rows with different patterns. Carol explains how to incorporate short rows outside -- and within -- a cable pattern. You'll also get advice on working short rows into lace patterns. Plus, practice making striking garter stitch stripes!
Get side-by-side comparisons of the short row methods you've learned in class. You'll gain a deeper understanding of their similarities and differences as you analyze four swatches and their stitch charts. In addition, Carol offers expert tips on substituting in one type of short row for another.
Expand your short row repertoire even more. Follow along with Carol as she demonstrates an easy-to-learn technique for knitting right-leaning and left-leaning slopes. Then, find out how to create a lovely bell-shaped curve -- perfect for shawls!
Round out your skill set by making hats and socks! You'll get in-depth instruction on creating an attractive hat with short-row wedges. Plus, discover tips and tricks for knitting the heel and toe shapes of a sock using two different short row methods.
 
 
8 Lessons
2  hrs 42  mins

From better-fitting garments to three-dimensional effects, there’s no shortage of benefits that short row shaping can offer your knits! During this class, designer and instructor Carol Feller will demonstrate a variety of techniques for knitting short rows, including German, Japanese, yarn over, and wrap and turn. Enjoy a comprehensive look at short row shaping as you receive step-by-step instruction for when and why you might use each method. Plus, Carol will show you how to use these techniques to create gorgeous wedge shapes, captivating color patterns and more in any project!

Carol Feller

Carol Feller is a knitwear designer known for dreaming up pieces that are well-shaped, flattering to wear and fun to knit. Her expertise at combining classic and contemporary elements has earned her a spot at the forefront of the seamless sweater movement, while her detailed, approachable instruction has given many knitters the tools they need to reach their goals. You can find her patterns in a wide variety of respected knitting magazines and in her newest book Short Row Knits (Potter Craft, September 2015).

Carol Feller

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