Online Class

Adventures in Double-Knitting


Journey into exciting knitting territory with Alasdair Post-Quinn. He'll guide you through the basics of double-knitting and lead you all the way up to his more adventurous techniques.

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What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including practice swatch patterns plus patterns and charts for a headband, cowl and hat
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Alasdair Post-Quinn
  • 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

Begin your adventure with a basic diamond pattern, where you’ll discover how to knit both sides of the fabric simultaneously and change yarn colors. Move on to more daring patterns and master double-knit increases and decreases, cabling, and working in the round. Finally, finish the journey with Alasdair's extreme double-knitting techniques, where you'll explore two-pattern and three-color methods. Brandish your knitting needles and take the class today!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Author and instructor Alasdair Post-Quinn leads you through an introduction to double knitting.
2. Double-Knitting Basics
3. Double-Knitting in the Round
4. Circular Variations
5. Increases & Decreases
6. Double-Knit Cabling
7. The Atyria Hat
8. The Atyria Hat, Part 2
9. Extreme Double-Knitting
10. Troubleshooting

Taught by

Alasdair Post-Quinn
Alasdair Post-Quinn
Alasdair Post-Quinn is an international authority on double-knitting, a technique that can be used to make knitted fabric with no wrong side. Author of the book Extreme Double Knitting, Alasdair shares his passion for the craft as a teacher, hosting workshops around the United States. He’s also a prolific knitwear designer who continues to push boundaries in the art of double knitting with complex color and structure variations.

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