Embellished Knitting with Heather Zoppetti
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Class Title: Embellished Knitting
Teacher Name: Heather Zoppetti
Class Length: 3 hours
Class Fee: $50.00
Class Day/Time: Sunday, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
Learn to embellish your knitting with beads, embroidery, and woven contrasting threads. Take your knitting projects from average to amazing with these fun techniques. You can begin to embellish a variety of pre-existing garments: sweaters, bags, hats, coats. The possibilities are endless.
Level: Advanced beginner and above
Skill Prerequisites: Knit, purl, cast-on, bind-off, basic chart reading skills a plus.
Registration necessary, class size limited to 25
- Fingering weight yarn, 50g
- Size 3 [3.25mm] needle
- Contrasting fingering weight yarn in various colors for embellishing
- 6/0 beads
- #10 [1.3mm] crochet hook
- Tapestry needle
- You can also bring a previously knitted or crocheted garment to work on
Materials Fee: None
If you prefer not to do homework, you may bring in a pre-existing garment that is knitted or crocheted.
We will use these swatches for embellishing in class. Please block it so they lay flat.
With worsted weight yarn and size 6 needle, CO 40 sts. Knit 8 rows.
Next Row (RS): Knit.
Next Row (WS): K5, purl to last 5, k5.
Repeat last 2 rows until swatch measures 5”, ending with WS row. Knit 8 rows. BO all sts loosely.
With worsted weight yarn and size 6 needle, CO 34 sts.
Row 1 (RS): *K2, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 2 (WS): P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end.
Repeat last 2 rows until swatch measures 5”.
With worsted weight yarn and size 6 needles, CO 34 sts.
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Repeat last row until swatch measures 5”.
A 3.00 electronic administrative fee will be added for all online registration transactions.
An Admission ticket must be purchased to attend all classes
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