Online Class

Plug and Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls

$39.99

Choose and use eye-catching stitch patterns to build custom accessories that capture your style. Create your own scarves and shawls with fun, frustration-free techniques.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including several stitch patterns
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Amy Singer
  • 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

Easily plan and knit personalized scarves and shawls with Knitty.com editor and founder Amy Singer. Make gauge your friend to ensure your scarves and shawls become the size you want. Choose any stitch pattern and use it to build your own alluring accessories. Then, combine multiple stitch patterns to create even more sophisticated effects and unique looks. Add borders to keep your scarves from rolling, and edgings as another custom design element. Learn to knit sideways and produce chic cowls with the looks you love. Plus, see how easy it is to create rectangles on the bias and use the same technique to create triangular shawls. Build custom scarves and shawls with a method you'll enjoy using again and again.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Intro to Plug & Play
18:29
Meet your instructor, Knitty.com founder Amy Singer, and learn more about using Amy's plug & play technique to design scarves and shawls. You'll be able to achieve results more quickly and easily by viewing stitch patterns as your building blocks instead of the individual stitches.
2. Starting Simple: Scarves With One Stitch Pattern
26:33
3. Combining Stitch Patterns
23:47
4. Turning the Rectangle on Its Side
17:39
5. Bias-Knit Rectangles
16:04
6. Intro to Triangles
13:34
7. Special Techniques
14:40

Taught by

Amy Singer
Amy Singer
Amy Singer is the editor and founder of the online knitting magazine Knitty.com. She's also the author of No Sheep for You, Knit Wit: 30 Easy and Hip Projects and a few other titles. Amy lives in Toronto with her two rabbits, Boeing and Squeeze, and is frequently seen walking about shamelessly in public with her ukulele.
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