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Reading & Understanding Crochet Patterns DVD

$29.99

W0269R

Description

Reading crochet patterns can be tricky with so many different styles and abbreviations, but crochet designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby is here to help you read and work through any pattern. Begin by learning all the ways crochet terms are shown in a pattern, as well as how to actually read and work through one. Then, find out how to tell if a pattern has all the information you need to successfully complete it. Dive deep into a pattern with Shannon as they explain special pattern elements such as stitch repeats, charts or diagrams, and sizing. Next, apply your new skills by working the stunning scarf pattern included in your class materials, and even get Shannon’s blocking and seaming tips to finish your scarf like a pro.

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

Evaluating Patterns (15:15)
Meet crochet designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby and begin by learning how to evaluate a pattern for skill level, schematics and gauge, and determine which materials and tools you need. Then, compare both a garment and accessory pattern to spot their similarities and differences.

Understanding Pattern Anatomy (13:05)
Using a well-written pattern, take a closer look at pattern anatomy to understand if it’s the right one for your skills and wishes. Next, find out how to interpret stitch-specific information in the pattern.

Abbreviations & Symbols (18:31)
Ready to get into the details of a pattern? Shannon will explain the types of common and uncommon crochet stitches you may find, as well as other directions you could encounter in a pattern.

Understanding Critical Pattern Elements (22:43)
Dive back into the pattern and look at the most important elements such as stitch repeats, charts and sizing. You’ll also learn how your gauge swatch is a great final check of your pattern.

See It, Make It: The Modern Sampler Scarf (22:49)
Walk through the pattern included in your class materials, testing everything you’ve learned so far. Then, use your new crochet pattern confidence to make the fabulous Modern Sampler Scarf.

Finishing & Assembly (18:41)
Wrap up the class by completing the Modern Sampler Scarf class project alongside Shannon. Get tips for blocking the pieces, as well as Shannon’s favorite techniques for seaming.

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.

Are DVDs included in a Craftsy Membership?
No, they are not. DVDs can only be purchased on an individual basis and are not included in Craftsy memberships. For non-members, DVDs are a flexible way to purchase only the classes you love best. For members, DVDs are a great choice to build an at-home library you can keep forever and enjoy any time, with or without Internet access.

Do you ship internationally?
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What is your return policy?
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