Embroider Your Knits - $15

Saturday, April 1st; 12-2p

In this class, students will learn how to see their knitting as an empty canvas just waiting to be embellished!  We'll be walking through several classic embroidery stitches using yarn and a large knit swatch. Take this opportunity to play with color and texture.  After you are comfortable with the stitches, use these techniques to add gorgeous personal touches to mittens, hats, sweater pockets, and more!

Prerequisites: Basic knitting skills, no embroidery experience required

Supplies:

  • Worsted-weight yarn (for your swatch)
  • Sport-weight yarn for embroidering
  • Yarn needles (chibi)
  • Scissors

Homework: students should come to class with a large (at least 6x6) stockinette stitch swatch

Skills Learned:

  • A variety of simple embroidery stitches, including running stitch, back stitch, stem stitch, satin stitch, french knots, chain stitch, lazy dazy