Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes (DVD + Streaming)
- Includes both DVD and On-Demand streaming access
- 6 Sessions
- Total Runtime: 2h 30m
NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)
The first step to fixing mistakes is knowing how to read your knitting. Gain confidence identifying the orientation and type of stitches in your work and matching them up with the chart. Then, practice unknitting stitches to return to a problem area. In addition, Laura offers insights into when it’s best to leave a mistake.
Dropped Stitches (17:17)
Discover simple ways to fix dropped stitches in your lace work before they unravel too far. You’ll gain expert tips on rescuing stitches that have fallen off close to the needle — or multiple rows down. Plus, learn how to identify dropped stitches and fix them when they’re farther back in the work.
Missed Increases (29:27)
Identify and repair a variety of missed increases in single- and double-sided lace. Laura demonstrates easy techniques for picking up yarn overs. Then, find out what to do if you miss a knit into the front and back of a stitch. Made a mistake with a multiple increase? Get back on track with Laura’s guidance.
Missed Decreases (28:02)
Focus on fixing the missed decreases in your work with Laura’s tips and tricks! Discover a variety of techniques for getting both a knit two together and a slip slip knit into your work. In addition, you’ll get in-depth instruction on fixing a missed double decrease.
Lace Surgery (29:52)
Pull from the skills you’ve learned to practice fixing bigger mistakes. Laura breaks down the process into easy-to-manage steps, showing you how to rip back stitches, then rebuild single- and double-sided lace. Plus, learn how to troubleshoot other common issues as Laura analyzes two student projects.
Mistake Prevention (19:26)
Learn valuable skills that will help prevent you from making lace knitting mistakes in the first place. Laura shares tips for placing stitch markers in your work to keep track of repeating patterns. You’ll also see how to add lifelines to safeguard your projects from any type of mistake.
Laura Nelkin lives in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time for knitting indoors. Though she has a degree in apparel design, she took to knitting years ago and hasn’t looked back. Today, she finds herself fascinated with beads and lace. Laura teaches all over the country, runs mystery knit-alongs and has her own line of knitting kits and self-published patterns. You can find them online, as well as in her book, “Knockout Knits.”
Bonus materials available after purchase
Save Our Stitches: Fixing Lace Knitting Mistakes - Patterns and Charts
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