The Knitter's Toolbox Online Workshop

Learn 50+ knitting techniques and tricks in this online workshop with master knitter Lily Chin.
SKU: Q0729

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Join master knitter Lily Chin and discover 50+ techniques and tricks every knitter should have in her knitting toolbox. Learn how to make your knitting effortless and tackle every project with ease!

In this online workshop, Lily will cover:

  • Troubleshooting the most common cast–ons and bind–offs while teaching you some variations
  • Identifying mystery yarns in the sale bin or in your stash
  • Putting your swatch to work in multiple ways
  • Blocking especially in elastic fibers like cotton, silk, and alpaca
  • Changing colors, joining yarns and weaving in ends invisibly
  • Working buttonholes and adding buttons
  • Finding great knitting tools in unexpected places
  • And so much more!

Lesson Outline:

  • Introduction & About the Instructor
  • Starting Out
    • Troubleshooting Cast–Ons
    • Know Your Yarn, Plan Your Project
  • A Little Finesse
    • Joining New Yarn, Managing Color, & Fixing Gaps
  • A Perfect Finish
    • Binding Off & More
  • Miscellaneous Tips

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Techniques Covered: Cast–ons, bind–offs; measuring gauge; blocking techniques; joining yarns; managing 2 yarns at the same time; decreases; buttonholes; weaving in ends

Skill Level: Intermediate and up. Students should know how to knit and purl.

Materials Needed: None! Optional materials include: worsted weight yarn in 2 colors and size 7 or 8 needles, straight or circular; crochet hook; tapestry needle; waste yarn

In this Online Workshop:

  • Access your videos anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Watch videos at your own time and pace
  • Get videos, downloads, and interactive content designed for a better learning experience
  • Length of video: 176 minutes

About the Instructor:

Lily Chin has designed knitwear for magazines and yarn companies for nearly 30 years, and she has worked with designers Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, Diane von Furstenberg, and Isaac Mizrahi. Lily's books and videos from Interweave include The Crocheter's Toolbox, Power Cables, Mosaic Crochet, and 2–Color Tunisian Crochet–in–the–Round.

Lily is among the fastest crocheters in the world, a title she won in October 2004 at the world championships in London. She has lived in New York City nearly all her life and has been involved in some aspect of the fashion industry since age 13. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology, and was educated at Queens College, City University of New York.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU Q0729
Product Type Online Workshop
Author/Designer Lily Chin
Runtime 176 minutes
Technique Knitting
Difficulty Level Intermediate
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