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Custom Colorwork Techniques: Mitts

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Learn to create your own custom stranded colorwork motifs on a pair of fingerless mitts.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including mitt pattern, templates and a size and motif worksheet
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Stephannie Tallent
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Discover how to knit fingerless gloves with gorgeous colorwork designs alongside knitting designer and author Stephannie Tallent. Using a basic pattern, find out how to work repeatable stranded motifs to create a personalized look for your mitts, and any future knitting projects.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Mitten & Chart Basics
Meet Stephannie Tallent and start by looking at the basic fingerless mitt template included in your class materials to make sure you're comfortable reading simple charts. If you've worked a project in the round before, you're in the right place!
2. Creating Custom Charts
3. Choosing Colors Confidently
4. Sourcing & Customizing Motifs
5. Adjusting Motifs to Your Project
6. Further Customization Options

Recommended with this class

  • Fingering-weight yarn
  • US 1.5 (2.5 mm) knitting needles (your choice of DPNs or circular needles) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US 1 (2.25 mm) knitting needles or one size smaller than that used for gauge

Taught by

Stephannie Tallent
Stephannie Tallent
Stephannie Tallent has been knitting for more than 30 years and designing since 2009. She’s the author of California Revival Knits, a book of stranded, cable and lace patterns inspired by the 1920s Spanish Revival architecture. She shares her knitting knowledge by teaching both locally and nationally, and loves empowering her students to create their own unique projects.

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