Bavarian Twisted Stitches: Projects & Techniques (2h 01m)
Want to knit breathtaking twisted and traveling stitches without a cable needle? Designer Donna Druchunas is here to show you how, using traditional Bavarian methods that give you more dimension and freedom. During class, Donna will teach you how to cross stitches over one another for patterns full of fantastic texture. You’ll begin with an easy-to-follow breakdown of charts and symbols. Then, explore single-stitch crossings, wider crossings and even more complex maneuvers you’re sure to love. Plus, you’ll discover timeless embroidered embellishments, must-have finishing techniques and a class hat project that’s perfect for honing your skills.
Estonian Lace Explained (2h 04m)
Take your lace knitting to the next level as you join the world expert on Estonian knitting, Nancy Bush. Nancy will show you how to create all the features that set Estonian lace apart, from the trademark nupps to a tidy edge, guiding you step by step through the skills you need to knit the full-size version of her exclusive Estonian lace scarf design. Start off with a little bit of historical knowledge before you knit a small, sampler version of the scarf, familiarizing yourself with Estonian style and stitches. Then, use what you’ve learned in class to knit the larger version, applying important techniques to create beautiful borders, a clean finish, smooth seams and more!
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!
The Shetland Hap Shawl (1h 43m)
Bring a new knitting style into your skill stash with knitwear designer Gudrun Johnston. During class, Gudrun will guide you through the techniques you need to knit a traditional Shetland hap shawl. Learn how to start at one corner of the middle section with a single stitch and increase to create a garter-stitch square center. Gudrun will show you how to apply stunning, striped, feather-and-fan lace edging, and give you blocking tips for a fabulous finish. Plus, choose the project style you want to make! Start with the mini-hap to get acquainted; then, create the full hap or the triangular half-hap.