Online Class

Modern Irish Freeform Crochet

$19.99$39.99

Create a fresh, modern version of traditional Irish crochet! Learn to read charts, create breathtaking motifs and join them into a garment.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Myra Wood
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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

Class Overview

Give classic Irish crochet motifs a trendy spin! Join designer Myra Wood and learn to create traditional designs with a uniquely modern touch as you work up a freeform garment. During class, Myra will guide you through the best materials for the job and teach you how to use the included key to tackle international charts without fuss. Want to crochet a fun variety of looks? You'll discover how to crochet the gorgeous motif patterns included with your class and give them eye-catching dimension with the packing cord method. Plus, Myra will show you how to bring your motifs together into a beautiful top by joining them with two types of crochet netting.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started
12:01
Meet artist and author Myra Wood and learn about the difference between traditional Irish crochet and garments made from colorful, on-trend, modern freeform Irish crochet. Gather your tools and materials as Myra shows your best options for yarns, threads and hooks.
2. Interpreting International Charts
24:29
3. Flowers & Leaves
22:12
4. Designs Using Packing Cord
20:21
5. Netting Stitches & Joining Motifs
26:00
6. Making Garments
26:20
7. Finishing, Edging & Borders
16:45

Taught by

Myra Wood
Myra Wood
Myra Wood teaches a wide range of classes on knitting, beading, embroidery and crochet. She is the author of Crazy Lace and Creative Crochet Lace, and has appeared as a guest instructor on Knit and Crochet Now, Knitty Gritty and Uncommon Threads. She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Philadelphia College of Art, and enjoyed a career as a commercial artist before finding her true calling of inspiring people creatively.

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