Online Class

Techniques for Exciting Colorwork

$19.99$39.99

Add gorgeous color to your knitwear with this collection of incredible techniques. Learn how to work chevron stripes, two-color cables, inlay motifs and more.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Faina Goberstein
  • 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

In need of new tricks like slip-stitch knitting with color? Round out your colorwork skills by learning a unique assortment of knitting techniques from knitwear designer Faina Goberstein. You'll begin by reviewing essential tips for working with multiple yarn colors before diving into a variety of sensational stripe patterns. Move on to more complex designs as you turn horizontal stripes into eye-catching plaids using the duplicate stitch and crochet-stitch methods. Love the look of bright motifs? Faina will help you add bold accents to any project with stunning inlay knitting. Next, you'll discover how to spice up simple textures with techniques for two-color cables and beautiful slip-stitch knitting to work both fancy and woven patterns! You'll finish class with the beautiful twined knitting style, as Faina shows you how to start two-color cast-ons and work a classic twined pattern.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Foundations & Stripes
26:41
Meet Faina Goberstein and start adding color to any project or pattern. You'll begin with a review of essential colorwork techniques and look at some not-so-simple stripes, including designs that form chevron patterns.
2. Plaids With Applied Techniques
24:10
3. Inlay Knitting (Roositud)
27:41
4. Cables in Color
24:50
5. Slip Stitch in Color
26:30
6. Twined Knitting in Color
19:07

Taught by

Faina Goberstein
Faina Goberstein
At the heart of Faina Goberstein's love for knitting is a love of learning and teaching. A retired college math professor, she's no stranger to explaining new concepts as clearly as possible. Now, she takes great pleasure in teaching budding knitters new ways to create interesting, textured fabrics they can be proud of, whether at local yarn shop sessions or international events. Faina has designed more than 100 published patterns, is the co-author of the knitter-favorite book The Art of Seamless Knitting and is the author of The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting (September 2015).

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