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Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace

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Elegance comes easily when you learn new takes on traditional broomstick lace techniques with knit designer Jennifer Hansen.

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What You Get

  • 13 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Jennifer Hansen
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Broaden your crochet skills with this sophisticated — yet accessible — technique as you build and customize Jennifer’s Rebel Cardigan with lacy short rows and edging. This class will hook the hearts of both knitters and crocheters, as Jennifer explains how to incorporate Broomstick Lace into any project. The class materials include a FREE knitted wristlet pattern and a FREE crochet wristlet pattern. Get swept up in the possibilities!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet Jennifer and learn about the history of broomstick lace! You'll also get a preview of the projects you'll be making in this class.
2. Traditional Broomstick Lace
3. Getting the Right Fit
4. Swatching Broomstick Lace
5. Blocking Broomstick Lace
6. Upper Bodice Finishing & Fitting
7. The Lower Bodice
8. The Broomstick Collar
9. The Bottom Hem
10. Sleeves in the Round
11. Extras & Edgings

Taught by

Jennifer Hansen
Jennifer Hansen
With a professional background in architecture and information technology, Jennifer Hansen has become one of the biggest names in the world of modern crochet. Jennifer lives in California's Santa Cruz Mountains, where she constantly restructures traditional techniques to make something new. As a full-time crochet and knit designer, teacher and writer, she enjoys teaching others her creative passion through

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