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Embellished Knitting with Heather Zoppetti

March 17, 2019 9:00 am
March 17, 2019 12:00 pm


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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

Class Description:

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

Supplies Needed: 

  • 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
  • Scissors
  • 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.

Swatch #1

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.

Swatch #2

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”.

Swatch #3

With worsted weight yarn and size 6 needles, CO 34 sts.

Row 1 (RS): Knit.

Repeat last row until swatch measures 5”.

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