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Simply Stunning Colorwork

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Get introduced to colorwork, learn foolproof techniques and see how easy creating stunning color effects in any of your knits can be!

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What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including patterns for stitches and a sampler scarf
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Anne Berk

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.

Class Overview

Knitting isn't always black and white, especially when it comes to colorwork. Join master knitter Anne Berk to start your colorwork journey as you learn how to confidently add eye-catching color effects to any of your knits! Anne will take you through multiple techniques, starting with the simplest, as you learn how easy it can be to knit stripes, mosaic colorwork and more! Get tips and tricks to join colors, manage edges and deal with ends, plus get introduced to charts for gorgeous patterning. When you're done, you'll have all the skills you need to incorporate gorgeous colorwork stitching into any of your favorite patterns! Colorwork can raise a lot of questions amongst knitters, but once you complete this course, you'll be left with only one question: What amazing color effect do I want to create today?

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction: The Power of Stripes
Meet your instructor, designer and author Anne Berk, and preview the colorful projects you'll create in this class. Anne starts with the basics -- the simple stripe -- and illustrates the endless variations you can create using this simple-to-knit pattern. Anne also outlines which types of yarn and needles work best for certain projects. Watch as Anne demonstrates how to knit a classic two-color stripe pattern, as well as a versatile three-color stripe design, perfect for shawls and scarves.
2. Combining Stripes & Texture
3. Linen Stitch
4. Slipped Stitch Texture & Color
5. Creative Patterning
6. Mosaic Knitting
7. Finishing

Recommended with this class

  • Worsted-weight yarn in assorted colors for practice
  • Needles appropriate for your yarn

Taught by

Anne Berk
Anne Berk
Anne Berk is a knitting instructor and an optometric physician. She graduated from the The Knitting Guild of America's Master Handknitting Program in 2003. Anne has designed for many yarn companies, including Blue Moon Fiber Arts and Simply Socks Yarn Company., and had her patterns and articles published in PieceWork, Sockupied, ColorKnits, Twist Collective and more. She is also the author of Annetarsia Knits: A New Link to Intarsia.

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