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Twined Knitting

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Knit denser, warmer fabrics featuring beautiful decorative detail! Conquer twined knitting techniques as you make a breathtaking pair of stranded mittens.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Beth Brown-Reinsel
  • 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.

Class Overview

Did you know you can use stranding to knit projects that go beyond just a great look? Join regional-knitting expert Beth Brown-Reinsel and learn techniques that pair decorative stitching with unparalleled warmth and durability. During class, you'll use new skills you can take into any twined project to create a cozy, captivating pair of stranded mittens. Along the way, you'll tackle a variety of twined stitches, from basic to decorative, including crook stitch, "O" stitch and chain path. You'll also discover how to create decorative motifs, Latvian braids, twined increases and decreases, and multiple thumb-gusset styles. Plus, Beth will teach you how to block your beautiful new mittens and finish them like a pro!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction & History
Meet Beth Brown-Reinsel, your guide to the 400-year-old Swedish technique known as twined knitting. Learn the fascinating history behind the technique and let Beth teach you how to identify it in knits. Then watch an overview of the mitten project that runs throughout the class.
2. Setup & Getting Started
3. Basic Stitches
4. Pattern Stitches
5. More Pattern Stitches
6. Thumb Gusset
7. Finishing & Blocking

Taught by

Beth Brown-Reinsel
Beth Brown-Reinsel
By immersing herself in the 19th century stitches of Northern Europe, Beth Brown-Reinsel has turned her connection to knitting into a connection to history. Beth shares this passion for traditional knitting through pattern design, historical workshops, knit-alongs and conferences. You can find Beth’s work in her book, Knitting Ganseys, and her DVD, Knitting Ganseys with Beth Brown-Reinsel.

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