Online Class

Improve Your Knitting: Alternative Methods & Styles

$19.99$39.99

Make your knitting more efficient, comfortable and beautiful as you master six valuable methods and styles.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class materials, including 3 Lion Brand patterns
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Patty Lyons
  • 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

Use the right knitting tool for the right knitting project! Take a trip through the wonderful world of knitting methods and styles alongside certified knitting instructor Patty Lyons.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Alternative Methods & Styles
19:58
Get started by learning about yarn tension, stitch sizing and how to move the stitches.
2. Introduction to English Knitting (Throwing)
28:18
3. Introduction to Continental Knitting (Picking)
20:18
4. Eastern & Combination Knitting
40:22
5. Portuguese Knitting
40:15
6. Knitting & Purling Backwards
38:11
7. Combining Styles & Methods
15:43
8. Bonus Lesson: Alternative Cast-Ons
12:07

Additional Supplies Needed

  • Your preferred yarn and needles

Taught by

Patty Lyons
Patty Lyons
Patty Lyons is a knitwear designer and Craft Yarn Council certified knitting instructor who teaches nationally at guilds and shows such as Vogue Knitting LIVE, Knit and Crochet Show, and STITCHES. After running a local yarn store in New York City, Patty joined Lion Brand Yarn to help create the Lion Brand Yarn Studio, where she served as the Studio Director for five years. With designs and knitting articles in <i>Vogue Knitting, Creative Knitting, Knit ‘N Style</i> and <i>Knit 1,2,3</i> magazines, Patty is recognized as an authority on sweater design and knitting technique. Her ability to help her students see the "why to" and not just the "how to" will delight you!
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