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Adventures in Garter Stitch

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Create sophisticated results using just one simple stitch! Unlock the power of garter stitch as you knit three gorgeous accessories sure to become wardrobe staples.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including three project patterns
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Vicki Square
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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Hone new garter stitch skills alongside knitting author Vicki Square as you create a stylish triangle scarf, an eye-catching open lattice scarf and a personalized tote bag! Start with tips for smooth cast-ons and accurate gauge measurements. Then, knit your own chic triangle scarf with professional edges, increases and decreases, fascinating color changes and techniques for fuss-free finishing. Breeze through an open lattice scarf with all the chart-reading and knitting tricks you need to make this beautiful buttonhole pattern a stunning success. Plus, take your knit-stitch skills even further as you create a sturdy tote bag you can customize to complement your style! Use the garter stitch in new ways as you graduate from the basic scarf to more exciting, impressive accessories.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introducing the Garter Stitch
Meet your instructor, knitting designer and author Vicki Square. You'll kick off the class with a thorough introduction to the gorgeous and versatile garter stitch, including tips on how to identify the stitch, cast on, measure gauge and get started making your first swatch. Follow Vicki's close-up demonstrations as you cast on to create your first project, a sophisticated triangle scarf.
2. Slip Stitch Edge & Increasing
3. Decreasing & Finishing
4. Open Lattice Scarf
5. Starting the Tote Bag
6. Tote Bag Gussets & Handles
7. Finishing the Tote Bag

Taught by

Vicki Square
Vicki Square
Vicki learned to knit from her grandmother at the age of 6, and she's never looked back. Today, her passion has grown to include instructing and designing, and she travels the country to teach fellow knitters at events of all shapes and sizes. Vicki contributes regularly to popular magazines and pattern collections, and is also the author of The Knitter's Companion and Knit Great Basics, just two of her many titles.

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