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Knit Smarter With Magic Loop

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Improve your circular knitting with the magic loop technique.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, plus practice patterns for a slouchy hat, mitts, socks and afghan square
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Lorilee Beltman

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Knitting in the round has never been easier! Designer Lorilee Beltman breaks down the magic loop technique so you can knit smaller-circumference projects such as socks and sleeves using only one circular needle. Learn how to knit an entire sweater using fewer needles than the pattern calls for, and even knit projects two at a time. With Lorilee’s step-by-step guidance, you’ll be working the magic loop method like a pro and may never need your double-pointed needles again!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction & History
Meet designer Lorilee Beltman and get started as she gives the scoop on knitting in the round. Find out how magic loop has changed this age-old technique for the better!
2. Tools
3. Magic Loop for an Open Start
4. Magic Loop for a Closed Start
5. Two Needles, One Sweater
6. Magic Loop Two at a Time

Taught by

Lorilee Beltman
Lorilee Beltman
Lorilee Beltman is a Craft Yarn Council certified instructor and a TNNA designer and teacher who has taught at national events around the country since 2009. It was once Lorilee opened her own knitting business, City Knitting, that she realized her passion for spreading knowledge and helping knitters past their roadblocks. You can find some of her articles in respected magazines such as Twist Collective and Interweave Knits.

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