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Stacked Stitches: Knitting in Wild Color DVD

$29.99

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Description

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!

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

Intro to Stacked Stitches (11:40)
Meet Xandy and begin class with a discussion of the basic techniques and concepts of stacked stitch knitting. Then go over the materials you’ll need for your project, a stacked stitches scarf.

The Increase (20:10)
Next, see how to make increases as Xandy introduces the Knit, Yarn Over, Knit (KYOK) stitch. Notice the holes that are naturally created through increasing and discover a few ways to rein them in.

The Decrease (18:15)
Then, learn all about decreases, specifically the Knit 5 Together stitch. Follow along as Xandy demonstrates many of the different ways you can create this complex decrease.

Combining Increases & Decreases (32:47)
Now, work increases and decreases together to create a puzzle piece swatch. Take a close look at your swatch to see if there’s anything that’s not quite right, and learn how to make fixes!

Stacked Scarf Pattern (35:42)
In this lesson, Xandy introduces the stacked stitch scarf pattern and talks about putting together all the skills you’ve learned. She also discusses some fun ways to use color in stacked stitches.

Next Steps (20:39)
Finally, build on what you’ve learned to construct your own motifs. Xandy shows you how to use stitch stacks to create shaping outside of the stacks. Afterwards, she shares her own design process and some project show-and-tell. Plus, find out how she developed her famous Fox Paws pattern!

Your Instructor

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

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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.

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