Designing Simple Lace Scarves with Stitch Maps On Demand Web Seminar

Join JC Briar as she discusses how to design simple lace scarves with stitch maps.
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About the Web Seminar

Designers prize their stitch dictionaries – and with good reason. A single stitch dictionary can contain dozens of stitch patterns, and serve as the inspiration for countless designs. A good example is Stitch-Maps.com, an online stitch dictionary that presents hundreds of stitch patterns in the form of “stitch maps,” grid-free charts of unparalleled fluidity, authenticity, and beauty. Many of the stitch maps depict lace patterns that aren’t served well by traditional grid-based charts. But once you’ve found a stitch map you love, how do you go about using it?

One simple answer is to design a lace scarf. In this webinar, we’ll cover all the steps you need to follow: Picking a main stitch pattern and an optional border pattern; choosing your yarn and needles; and swatching. That’s right, swatching – but not boring swatches knit just to match another knitter’s gauge. Rather, you’ll swatch as a means of exploration, discovering the components of the perfect scarf and ensuring your yarn supply won’t run short.

As the developer behind Stitch-Maps.com, JC will show you why stitch maps are ideal for depicting lace. She’ll offer advice on all aspects of the design process, from yarn selection to successful blocking. By the end of the webinar, you’ll have the tools you need to design your own lace scarves.

What You’ll Learn

  • Discover how a stitch map gives a true picture of a lace pattern
  • Explore design options for your lace scarves
  • Understand all the benefits of swatching
  • Fine-tune the fabric of your scarf
  • Estimate how much yarn you’ll need
  • Plan your own scarf, or knit the class sample scarf

Instructor

A self-confessed “technique freak” and “skill junkie,” JC dabbles in all kinds of knitting, but has a special fondness for textured knitting and novel construction techniques. If it involves lace, cables, or seamless construction, it’s sure to catch her eye. She shares her enthusiasm by teaching at shops and fiber festivals, and through her book Charts Made Simple. Her latest venture is Stitch-Maps.com, a website for viewing and creating grid-free charts of unparalleled fluidity, authenticity, and beauty.

Who Should Download?

  • Knitters fond of lace
  • Knitters intrigued by stitch maps
  • Knitters frustrated by traditional lace charts
  • Knitters keen to learn design tricks
  • Knitters who want to make the most of limited quantities of yarn
  • Knitters curious about blocking options
  • Knitters eager to explore lace patterns
Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP9933
Product Type Video Download
Runtime 60 Minutes
File Type MP4
Author/Designer JC Briar
Technique Lace Knitting
Project Scarves
Reviews
Customer Reviews (2)
Excellent information about stitch maps and scarf design
This JC Briar recorded webinar gets off to a bad start because of technical difficulties. However, be patient and soon the video appears with much excellent information about using stitch maps as well as designing simple scarves. Review by Knitfootnotes (Posted on 11/19/2014)
Great tool and lots of fun for lace lovers
This simple method of charting down lace, taught in the webinar, is very useful. I am now able to write down the "map" of a lace pattern that I like, and then play with it a bit: turn a bottom-up design into a top-down one, add more details, etc. I like to design small pieces for some fun street art, and stitch maps come in really handy when I want a knitted pieces that features a particular lace detail. Review by Myriam (Posted on 7/28/2014)
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