Give classic Irish crochet motifs a trendy spin! Join designer Myra Wood and learn to create traditional designs with a uniquely modern touch as you work up a freeform garment. During class, Myra will guide you through the best materials for the job and teach you how to use the included key to tackle international charts without fuss. Want to crochet a fun variety of looks? You'll discover how to crochet the gorgeous motif patterns included with your class and give them eye-catching dimension with the packing cord method. Plus, Myra will show you how to bring your motifs together into a beautiful top by joining them with two types of crochet netting.
Meet artist and author Myra Wood and learn about the difference between traditional Irish crochet and garments made from colorful, on-trend, modern freeform Irish crochet. Gather your tools and materials as Myra shows your best options for yarns, threads and hooks.
The motifs used in modern Irish crochet are typically diagrammed with international crochet charts. Myra walks you through the translation legend included in class materials, compares standard and international versions of a motif chart, and crochets a simple motif using an international chart.
Begin to explore the array of flower and leaf motif patterns included in class materials. You'll learn how to follow the charts, weave in ends efficiently, and even change colors as you go for multicolored motifs, along with Myra's tips on making multiples of motifs to create your garment project.
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