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Introduction to Stranded Knitting

by F&W Media
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Master colorwork, including color theory, reading charts, yarn management and more.

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a colorwork hat pattern in two styles
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

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Are you left stranded looking for the perfect way to learn colorwork knitting? This class unlocks the secrets of stranded knitting, sharing the ins and out of colorwork with designer, author and instructor Kyle Kunnecke. You'll get an overview of color theory (including tips for choosing the best color combos), the basic techniques for stranded knitting, tips on how to easily read charts, and an overview of locked floats so there are no more loose strands to catch on the back of your fabric!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
In this course, you'll learn the all techniques you need to knit stranded colorwork. Review color theory, cover chart reading, knit with two yarns at once, and master the useful technique of locking your floats.
2. Color Theory
3. Stranding Basics
4. Reading a Chart
5. Locked Floats Intro
6. Right Side: Locking CC
7. Wrong Side: Locking CC
8. Right Side: Locking MC
9. Wrong Side: Locking MC & Conclusion

Recommended with this class

  • Yarn in contrasting colors for practicing techniques
  • Needles in an appropriate size for your yarn

Taught by

Kyle Kunnecke
Kyle Kunnecke
San Francisco-based designer Kyle Kunnecke has a not-so-secret passion for colorwork. Through his fiber workshops, he provides inspiration to his students, exploring the skills necessary to continue their personal knitting journeys. His patterns are published in numerous knitting books and magazines, by yarn companies, and under his label, Kyle William. Learn more about Kyle and his work at

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