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Adventures in Colorwork 5-Class Set

$159.99

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Description

Learn the ins and outs of achieving a colorful creation with the pros. From knitting in wild color with Xandy Peters to stunning color work with Anne Berk, this 5-class set is guaranteed to advance your skills as you knit the rainbow. Gather your needles and grab this deal!

For a more detailed summary of each class included in this set, see the “Classes Included” tab below.

NOTE: After purchase, all individual classes within this set will be made available in your Craftsy account. You will be able to enjoy your purchased classes within your library anytime without losing access.

Classes Included

Stacked Stitches: Knitting in Wild Color (2h 19m)
Ready to tackle a new knitting challenge? Try your hand at knitting stacked stitches with the help of expert Xandy Peters. You’ll master the basics of this visually striking technique as you knit a stacked-stitched scarf from start to finish. Plus, you’ll see how Xandy developed her famous Fox Paws pattern!

Stranded Colorwork: Basics & Beyond (2h 59m)
Alongside knitwear designer and teacher Sunne Meyer, you’ll learn the basics of stranded colorwork, and progress from beginner to more advanced techniques. Knit a pair of simple yet striking Evergreen Lake mittens as you add a second color with ease and an afterthought thumb in a breeze. Master the two-color cast-on and secure your floats as you create the beautiful and approachable Sawatch mitten complete with a braided trim and gusseted thumb. Work an elegant picot edge as you conquer three-color knitting with the San Isabel mitten, and even find out how to create perfectly matched stripes with jogless jogs. Plus, learn Sunne’s expert tips for fitting your mittens, troubleshooting mistakes, blocking for a professional finish and adding fun embellishments!

Fair Isle Fundamentals (1h 58m)
Discover the joy and beauty of Fair Isle knitting. Author and knitwear designer Tanis Gray guides you through the basics of this classic style, from color theory to steeking, so you can dive in with confidence. After this course, you’ll be knitting in Fair Isle style like a true Scot!

 Intarsia: Basics & Beyond (1h 34m)
Simplify intarsia knitting and succeed at this amazing form of colorwork with knitwear designer and teacher Sally Melville as your guide. With Sally’s tips, you’ll keep your yarn untangled, your tails under control and your stitches looking lovely. Learn to create basic intarsia color crosses, secure floats and weave in ends for beautiful, bulk-free projects. Then, Sally will help you make intarsia easier and more visually interesting by combining it with other techniques. You’ll also discover the nuances of different types of intarsia patterns, so you can choose which ones are right for you. Sally will even guide you through turning your favorite images into original, knittable intarsia patterns. Discover intarsia to bring an inspired touch of individuality to your wardrobe!

Simply Stunning Colorwork (2h 40m)
Knitting isn’t always black and white, especially when it comes to colorwork. Join master knitter Anne Berk to start your colorwork journey as you learn how to confidently add eye-catching color effects to any of your knits! Anne will take you through multiple techniques, starting with the simplest, as you learn how easy it can be to knit stripes, mosaic colorwork and more! Get tips and tricks to join colors, manage edges and deal with ends, plus get introduced to charts for gorgeous patterning. When you’re done, you’ll have all the skills you need to incorporate gorgeous colorwork stitching into any of your favorite patterns! Colorwork can raise a lot of questions amongst knitters, but once you complete this course, you’ll be left with only one question: What amazing color effect do I want to create today?

Your Instructors

Xandy Peters

Xandy Peters is a knitting designer and teacher, best known as the innovator of the stacked stitch technique and for her Fox Paws pattern. Starting out as a footwear and product designer, Xandy turned to knitting as a way to explore textiles and surfaces without using factory production. She has since made a career out of knitting, publishing new patterns monthly and teaching workshops across the country. Xandy has been published in magazines such as Vogue Knitting, Twist Collective, Knitscene, and Knitty, but continues to self publish most of her work. Xandy also blogs about design, crafting, and baking on her blog, soimakestuff.com

Sunne Meyer

Sunne Meyer is a knitwear designer, teacher and all-around crafting enthusiast. With a passion for teaching, she enjoys nothing more than helping people learn something new and create something they’re proud of. You can often find her leading knitting classes at The Gathering Place and Fancy Tiger Crafts in Denver, specializing in Fair Isle and beginner techniques.

Tanis Gray

Tanis Gray is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and has been involved in the creative industry for many years. Having worked at Martha Stewart, Vogue Knitting and Knit.1, among others, she prefers to be tangled up in yarn and knitting whenever possible. Tanis is the author of eight knitting books and has 450 published knitting designs. Her work has also been featured in major publications worldwide. You may recognize Tanis from her regularly featured spot on Knitting Daily TV.

Sally Melville

In more than 50 years of knitting and 35 years of teaching, Sally Melville has taken hundreds of finished garments off her needles and taught hundreds of different classes. Today, she is the author of seven knitting books including Sally Melville Styles, The Knitting Experience series and Knitting Pattern Essentials. Her gift for making knitting simple, useful and fun has long made Sally a beloved instructor. Sally is dedicated to helping knitters make pieces they’ll be proud to show the world!

Anne Berk

Anne Berk is a knitting instructor and an optometric physician. She graduated from the The Knitting Guild of America’s Master Handknitting Program in 2003. Anne has designed for many yarn companies, including Blue Moon Fiber Arts and Simply Socks Yarn Company., and had her patterns and articles published in PieceWork, Sockupied, ColorKnits, Twist Collective and more. She is also the author of Annetarsia Knits: A New Link to Intarsia.

Bonus Materials

Each class in this set comes with a helpful downloadable PDF that will add to the fun and success of each class. In total, you will gain access to 5 PDFs containing 64 pages of content, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.


Stacked Stitches - Class Materials - Updated 28 May 2019

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Mittens

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Fair Isle Fundamentals - Class Materials - P2 Hat Chart Corrected 7 February 2020

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Patterns & More

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Simply Stunning Colorwork - Patterns

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