Is steeking on your knitting bucket list? Why would you knit something in the round to knit a flat object? How can you keep your knit fabric from falling apart after you cut it? So many questions, and we have the answers!
This class is a gentle introduction to crocheted steek reinforcement. You’ll knit the homework before class, and then we’ll reinforce, cut, and finish in class together. Previous crochet experience not required. Your finished object is a set of two super cute matching sheepy coasters.
This class is held virtually via Zoom, a popular video conferencing service. Participants should already have a basic familiarity with Zoom prior to class. Class will be held at the indicated date and time (Pacific Time) for 2 hours. 5 students minimum, 15 students maximum.
After you complete your purchase of this class, you'll be prompted to download a class packet pdf containing more details. In addition to the download button on the order confirmation screen, you'll also receive an email with this information. If you don't see it, please check your spam folder. If you still don't see it, just drop us a line.
Intermediate. You should be familiar with knitting basics like knit, purl, cast on, bind off, simple stranded colorwork, working in the round, and following a pattern.
How to reinforce and cut (steek) your knitting to turn a round piece into a flat one.
You will need to purchase or have ready for class:
You'll need to knit and block a piece prior to class. Instructions are in the class packet PDF. This should take most people around four hours.
Michele Lee Bernstein, PDXKnitterati, loves designing accessories, especially if they use one or two skeins of very special yarn. She's fond of texture (brioche, lace, entrelac, elongated stitches) and using interesting techniques to make small objects sing. Her patterns are available through Ravelry.com and Payhip.com, and her new book is Brioche Knit Love is available right here at Twisted.
Michele loves teaching knitters to be the boss of their knitting and does so at local yarn shops in Oregon, fiber festivals including Vogue Knitting Live, and guild retreats. She taught at Twisted for many years before we went online only! Find her on Instagram, Facebook, Ravelry, and Twitter as PDXKnitterati. Her website is https://pdxknitterati.com/.
All photos © Michele Lee Bernstein
We offer one tuition-free scholarship per group class. It's on the honor system; first-come-first-served. If you currently have the ability to pay without hardship, we ask that you save the scholarship for someone who wouldn't be able to attend otherwise.
Interested? All you have to do is select the Scholarship option from the Date dropdown menu above and complete checkout. The total will be $0, but you must fully check out and provide your contact information to reserve your spot in class.
Thanks to the designers, teachers, staff, and customers who contribute to our scholarship fund!