Online Class

Amazing Crochet Textures: Ribbing, Cables & Beads


Elevate your next crochet project with three stunning textures. Join popular instructor Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude, in this FREE mini-class!

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What You Get

  • 5 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Q&A in our virtual classroom with fellow crafters and makers

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Take your crochet up a stitch with beautiful ribbing, cables and beads as you make a richly textured 12-square afghan. Enjoy instruction from expert Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude, as you learn to work a chainless foundation, create complex cable combinations with ease, add gorgeous beadwork without pre-stringing and more! Complete your sensational lap afghan with join-as-you-go edging for a finished result you’ll be proud to show off. Throughout your class, Drew will share expert tips and helpful information, such as how to measure the gauge of a post-stitch swatch and how to follow charts for twisted cables or beautifully beaded designs. Elevate your crochet with stunning texture in this free and fabulous mini-class!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome to Your Free Mini-Class
Overview on how to use your FREE mini-class.
2. Foundation & Post Stitches
3. Cables & Charts
4. Adding Beads as You Go
5. Finishing

Taught by

Drew Emborsky
Drew Emborsky
Drew Emborsky is the man behind the successful blog The Crochet Dude. He also stars in the television show Knit & Crochet Now, and makes regular appearances on shows like Uncommon Threads, Knitty Gritty and Paint, Paper and Crafts. In addition to his blog and TV work, Drew has an international line of signature crochet hooks, accessories and yarn. He is the author of several books, including Crochet It. Love It. Wear It! and The Crochet Dude’s Designs for Guys.
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