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Modern Stranded Knitting Techniques DVD

$29.99

W0197R

Description

Add a variety of bold, eye-catching motifs to your knits alongside expert colorwork knitting instructor Mary Jane Mucklestone. Begin by building a foundation of stranded knitting skills before learning how to cast on, read charts and construct ribbing in the round. With the basics down, start stitching a gorgeous diagonal pattern and see how to choose yarns that complement instead of compete. Move on to working small, stunning motifs while keeping even tension and playing with design through two-color shapes and background patterns. Ready to modernize traditional motifs? Discover how to work bold, graphic designs with thick worsted-weight yarn and use them to create a stunning, contemporary star motif. Finally, apply your new skills with a multi-colored, textured cowl project and learn how to block in the round.

NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

Class Sessions

Universal Techniques to Start Stranding (15:35)
Meet Mary Jane Mucklestone and start class by learning foundational techniques that make stranding fun! You’ll discover the history of this method before discovering how to cast on, work a sturdy ribbing in the round and interpret stranded colorwork charts.

Stranding Diagonal Stripes (13:11)
Work your first pattern, a mesmerizing diagonal stripe, with Mary Jane’s tips for stranding two colors that travel in the same row. Then you’ll learn about yarn dominance and how it can help make your stitches pop.

Short Floats & Small Motifs (14:57)
After learning how to knit with two colors, you’ll discover even more options for small motifs: the dainty dots and checkerboard squares. Mary Jane will show you how to create even, beautiful designs by checking tension on the backside of your work.

Changing Colors (16:06)
Ready for more color contrast? You’ll work larger motifs that play with color tone and design by creating solid colored circles on a two color background. Then, switch up shapes with two-colored triangles on a solid background to add variety to your projects.

Traditional Stranded Motifs (17:24)
Begin modernizing traditional motifs by making them bigger and bolder. With Mary Jane’s guidance, you’ll create a beautiful star motif as you learn how to read the intricate chart and trap your floats.

Stranded Texture: Corrugated Ribbing (18:45)
Wrap up class by finishing a sampler cowl with an eye-catching corrugated ribbing edge, a stranded texture you can use just about anywhere! Finally, Mary Jane will show you how to block your work when it’s knit in the round and share exciting, inspiring project ideas.

Your Instructor

Mary Jane Mucklestone

Mary Jane Mucklestone loves to knit and especially loves to knit with color. She’s the author of two new books featuring colorwork; Fair Isle Style, a contemporary collection of 20 designs from 18 popular designers, and the colorwork stitch dictionary 150 Scandinavian Motifs. Her first book, 200 Fair Isle Motifs, was an instant classic and has been translated into many languages.

FAQ

How will I receive my DVD class?
Your class DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. You will not have streaming access to this class in your Craftsy Account unless you purchase(d) it separately. If you’d like to own this class in BOTH on-demand streaming form and DVD, we recommend you purchase that combination item on Craftsy.com.

Will the companion materials come with my DVD class?
Any downloadable class PDF materials are not included on the DVD, so you will not have access to those materials. While the video instruction on your DVD is complete, you must have streaming access to download the PDF materials associated with the class. You can purchase streaming access or a combination DVD + Streaming access on Craftsy.com.

Do I have to purchase a Craftsy Membership to get my class?
No, you do not. Every DVD-only class purchased on Craftsy.com includes the physical DVD in the mail. The physical disc(s) are yours to keep forever, with or without a Craftsy membership.

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