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Start working the thumb as you explore the afterthought thumb technique (and how it's different from a gusset). This is a simple technique that won't break up or conflict with your colorwork pattern. After that, learn how to bind off purlwise.
Finally, complete your mitts by weaving in the ends and wet blocking. These small details are important and will help elevate your finished project.
The Latvian braid is a spectacular technique that adds visual interest with a 3D effect. Look at some examples, then see how to incorporate them into your colorwork.
Dive into Fair Isle as you explore the English, Continental and combination styles. Tanis explains the difference between "Fair Isle" and "colorwork,” shows how to avoid twisting your yarn, and shares her favorite way to trap floats.
Bust your yarn stash and knit a pair of Fair Isle fingerless mitts! Knitwear designer Tanis Gray shows you how, without shaping, step by step. You'll learn to work key techniques including afterthought thumb, Latvian braid, double-pointed knitting and more.
Tanis Gray
Tanis Gray
Get started as Tanis goes over the materials you'll need for your project. Then prepare your chart and discover the best way to cast on for circular knitting and get into the meat of the pattern.
Right-angle weave, or RAW, is Tammy's all-time favorite stitch. Learn why.
Tammy displays many of the wonderful finishing options available. Let these options for clasps, loops, and edges inspire you to create your own design
Tammy reviews tips and tricks when working with these fundamental stitches. She'll discuss adding more thread and testing color swatches.
In this class from our partners at Interweave, Tammy Honaman will go bead-by-bead through five common bead weaving stitches, including peyote stitch, brick stitch, square stitch, daisy chain and right-angle weave. You will learn which tools and materials to use to produce the best work and basic fundamentals that will allow you to create any piece.
Tammy Honaman
Tammy Honaman
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