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with Stephanie Flynn Sokolov
Online Class

Pickup Stick & Finger Control Techniques

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Move beyond plain weave and explore patterns using finger-controlled techniques and a pickup stick. Join accessory designer and author Stephanie Flynn Sokolov as she shares tips and tricks for using these techniques to create subtle accents or elevate an entire project. Enjoy step-by-step instruction as Stephanie demonstrates how to weave Danish medallions and Spanish lace. Learn to create tapestry-like effects with picked-up loops, Ghiordes knots and weft floats. Then, experiment with weft and warp floats, both separately and collectively. Finally, discover how all of these weave patterns work together, and create fun decorative design touches you can incorporate into any project. Enjoy lifetime access to a weaving reference guide you'’ll return to again and again!


  • intermediate
  • 12 episodes
  • 3h54m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction

1. Introduction

Meet your instructor, fiber artist Stephanie Flynn Sokolov, and learn more about how to use this class. Watch all the lessons at once, or choose just the techniques that interest you. Like a well-loved reference book, this class is made to be used again and again, whenever you need weaving inspiration.

2. Danish Medallions

2. Danish Medallions

Learn to create traditional Danish medallions, and then see how to add beads, stack the motifs and make unique double medallions. You'll also create crow's feet and play with color options.

3. Spanish Lace

3. Spanish Lace

Weave traditional Spanish lace, learn to stack offset rows of lace and see how using heavy wefts changes the look of the lace. You'll also create cinched groups.

Recommended with this class

  • Rigid heddle loom