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Stashbusting Secrets for Sweater Knitting & More

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Learn to knit a fashionable sweater using only your stash yarns.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a sweater pattern in sizes XS-2X, stitch patterns and a guide to techniques
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Sally Melville
  • 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.


Discover the possibilities of mixing fibers as you create unique, beautiful sweaters entirely from leftover yarn. You'll explore stashbusting techniques alongside knitting expert Sally Melville to coordinate colors, textures and quality for eye-catching combinations. You'll learn the secrets to making the most of your fiber collection, no matter how big or small!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Yarn: Making Differences Work for You
From gift sweaters to smarter stashbusting, start making the most of your stash. Sally Melville starts class by helping you rethink yarn traits. Don't be surprised when you unearth some hidden treasures! Then, find out why your "ugly" yarns can be key players in a beautiful sweater.
2. Stash: Evaluate & Organize
3. Color: Select & Be Inspired
4. Unify: Basic Stitches for Scraps of Yarn
5. Slip-Stitch Patterns for Dynamic Fabric
6. Masterfully Mixed Sweater

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Taught by

Sally Melville
Sally Melville
In more than 50 years of knitting and 35 years of teaching, Sally Melville has taken hundreds of finished garments off her needles and taught hundreds of different classes. Today, she is the author of seven knitting books including Sally Melville Styles, The Knitting Experience series and Knitting Pattern Essentials. Her gift for making knitting simple, useful and fun has long made Sally a beloved instructor. Sally is dedicated to helping knitters make pieces they'll be proud to show the world!

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