Online Class



Knit a stunning shawl pattern or branch out and design your own creative variation as Stephen West leads you through the world of increases, decreases and edge explosions.

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including printable tips and Stephen's Boneyard Shawl pattern
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom
  • 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

Let Stephen West's vibrant personality guide you through a colorful rainbow of shawls that you can make using simple techniques such as yarn overs and easy increases. Stephen starts with a garter tab cast-on and shows you different methods of creating angles and edges, encouraging creativity along the way. With unique combinations of yarn-overs, increases, shaping and color variation, this class will show you the different outcomes of these stitches before you even put the yarn on your needles. Combine these different methods to customize your own design or use his Boneyard pattern to make a basic shawl!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Garter Tab Cast-On
Meet your instructor, Stephen West, as you gain an overview of what you'll learn in class, then start a shawl with the garter tab cast-on.
2. Directional Increases
3. Yarn-Over Increases
4. Edge Explosions
5. Distributing Increases
6. Edge Variations
7. Binding Off
8. Color & Texture
9. Blocking the Shawl

Included Patterns

Boneyard Shawl

Boneyard Shawl

Boneyard Shawl

Boneyard Shawl

Taught by

Stephen West
Stephen West
Stephen West is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma. After moving to the Chicago area, he caught the knitting bug and started designing patterns while epic amounts of wool infiltrated into his life. There was no looking back. He now lives in Amsterdam and teaches knitting workshops throughout the United States and Europe. He creates his own series of pattern collections and also designs for Malabrigo Yarns and

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Get your first class for only $14.99

Get your first class for only $14.99