Online Class

Foundations of Double Knitting


Double your knitting pleasure as author and designer Lucy Neatby teaches you a knitting technique you'’ll want to duplicate again and again.

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class materials, including three neat patterns
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Lucy Neatby
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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

Conquer a fun new challenge as you learn how to double knit alongside designer, author and colorful personality Lucy Neatby. Lucy unravels the enigma behind the technique that allows you to knit two layers simultaneously on the same needles. She couples humor with a great love of knitting as she guides you through traditional and tubular cast-ons and bind-offs. Practice double knitting on double-pointed needles and in the round. Learn to create parallel increases and decreases, pockets, sock heels and more. Knit in one color or two colors at the same time. Your double knitting creations will be so nice, you'll knit them twice!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet Lucy Neatby & Start Knitting
Meet Lucy and learn everything from getting gauge in double knitting to color changes.
2. Fixing Mistakes
3. Joining Layers & Shaping
4. Double Knitting in the Round
5. From Single Layer to Double
6. The Tubular Cast-On
7. Principles of Pockets
8. Special Techniques
9. Two-Color Double Knitting

Additional Supplies Needed

  • Double-pointed and/or circular needles of your choice
  • Scrap yarn for practice

Taught by

Lucy Neatby
Lucy Neatby
A former navigation officer for British cargo ships, Lucy Neatby now finds herself submerged in the fabulous world of fiber. Whether designing, writing or instructing, she strives to bring out the true fun in knitting. Her website, Lucy Neatby Designs, is no different. Lucy is also the face behind a series of instructional DVDs, Learn with Lucy, and the author of popular books, including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters.
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