Online Class

Speed Knitting With Combined Continental

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So much knitting to do and so little time ... until now!

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a practice pattern
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Grace Akhrem
  • 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.


Knock out more knitting projects with these speed-knitting techniques from expert Grace Akhrem. Her unique method for holding and feeding the yarn will help you complete more projects in less time without compromising quality.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Speed Knitting Basics: Materials & Stitches
Meet knitting expert Grace Akhrem and review the best supplies for speed knitting, how stitches really work, how to easily identify various stitches and the basics of stitch orientation.
2. Holding Your Yarn
3. Making Knit Stitches
4. Making Purl Stitches
5. Working Knit Stitches With Combination Purl
6. Adjustments for Increases & Decreases

Taught by

Grace Akhrem
Grace Akhrem
Grace Akhrem is an expert knitter and pattern writer who has successfully published patterns through yarn companies such as Tilli Thomas, Pagewood Farms and Blue Sky Alpacas. Her patterns have also been featured in popular knitting publications such as Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Knit Noro and Knitty. Though her designs often look complex, they are designed and written to make wearable pieces for the adventurous beginner or intermediate knitter.

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