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Knit Faster With Continental Knitting

$19.99$40.00
Format

Online Class

$19.99

DVD

$19.99

Increase knitting speed, bolster efficiency and ditch hand strain as you conquer Continental knitting for your best stitching yet.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Printable class resources, including a supply list and references
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Lorilee Beltman
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Does your knitting sometimes get cut short by tired, achy hands? Do you want to knit faster and more efficiently? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, join instructor and designer Lorilee Beltman and learn a different style of knitting that ditches strain for speed! By making the most of your hand motions with smaller, quicker movements, and giving every finger a job to do, you'll rejuvenate your knitting and approach any project with a newfound zeal. Lorilee will show you how to keep even tension as you work increases, decreases and more, and you'll learn how you might apply Continental knitting to a variety of techniques, from cables to colorwork. Whether you're new to knitting or a seasoned English-style veteran, you'll wonder where Continental knitting has been all your life. And, if you're left-handed, well, get ready to fall in love.

Lesson Breakdown

1. The Knit Stitch
23:07
Meet Lorilee Beltman and get started on learning the knit stitch, Continental-style. Whether you're a new knitter or a longtime English-style knitter, you'll appreciate Lorilee's clear instruction for tensioning and positioning the yarn in your hands and making knit stitches flow along your needles with maximum comfort and efficiency.
2. The Purl Stitch
16:09
3. Sizing Stitches for Even Knitting
13:24
4. Time Savers: Using Knit & Purl Together
13:47
5. Increases, Decreases & Other Maneuvers
43:55
6. Using Continental for Your Favorite Fabrics
18:16
7. Troubleshooting & Practice
19:55

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Taught by

Lorilee Beltman
Lorilee Beltman
Lorilee Beltman is a Craft Yarn Council certified instructor and a TNNA designer and teacher who has taught at national events around the country since 2009. It was once Lorilee opened her own knitting business, City Knitting, that she realized her passion for spreading knowledge and helping knitters past their roadblocks. You can find some of her articles in respected magazines such as Twist Collective and Interweave Knits.

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