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Plug and Play: Custom Scarves & Shawls

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Choose and use eye-catching stitch patterns to build custom accessories that capture your style. Create your own scarves and shawls with fun, frustration-free techniques.

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What You Get

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

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.


Easily plan and knit personalized scarves and shawls with editor and founder Amy Singer. Make gauge your friend to ensure your scarves and shawls become the size you want. Choose any stitch pattern and use it to build your own alluring accessories. Then, combine multiple stitch patterns to create even more sophisticated effects and unique looks. Add borders to keep your scarves from rolling, and edgings as another custom design element. Learn to knit sideways and produce chic cowls with the looks you love. Plus, see how easy it is to create rectangles on the bias and use the same technique to create triangular shawls. Build custom scarves and shawls with a method you'll enjoy using again and again.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Intro to Plug & Play
Meet your instructor, founder Amy Singer, and learn more about using Amy's plug & play technique to design scarves and shawls. You'll be able to achieve results more quickly and easily by viewing stitch patterns as your building blocks instead of the individual stitches.
2. Starting Simple: Scarves With One Stitch Pattern
3. Combining Stitch Patterns
4. Turning the Rectangle on Its Side
5. Bias-Knit Rectangles
6. Intro to Triangles
7. Special Techniques

Taught by

Amy Singer
Amy Singer
Amy Singer is the editor and founder of the online knitting magazine She's also the author of No Sheep for You, Knit Wit: 30 Easy and Hip Projects and a few other titles. Amy lives in Toronto with her two rabbits, Boeing and Squeeze, and is frequently seen walking about shamelessly in public with her ukulele.

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