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Knitting with Beads 101

Beaded Knitting Class Description

Get off to a good start with beaded knitting

Explore the exciting possibilities of beaded knitting. Learn about bead choices, proper yarn selection, plus tips for stringing and efficient handling of beads while knitting.

In the first part of this class we will make a small sampler in a variety of basic bead placement techniques. Then we will begin a larger project knitting beads into a garter stitch base using even-count charts.

Ideas for finishing your samplers into useful items will also be covered.

Simple Geometric beaded knitting
Simple Geometric beaded knitting medallion
  • Prerequisites: Basic knitting skills. No experience in knitting with beads needed.
  • Students supply their own yarn, beads and knitting needles. If desired, purchase of kits for this class can be arranged. Please contact me beforehand with number of kits to reserve for your class.
  • Additional student materials fee: $5 per student (includes worksheet instructions and beading needle).
  • Duration: 3 - 6 hours. The longer version of class allows more thorough coverage of topics and time to design your own even-count pattern.

Interested in scheduling?

Contact Jackie E-S for availability and filling out a contract.

See Classes Offered for other knitting workshops and program seminars I offer.

References of some places where Knitting with Beads has been taught

  • TNNA Trade Show, Long Beach CA January 30, 2004. (3 hour class titled "Beaded Sock Cuffs and Wrist Warmers")
  • Valley Needlers Knitting Guild, Hemet CA May 1, 2004. (6 hour class)

Thank you for interest. I am here to serve you and help keep your knitting a pleasurable experience. If you have questions or need assistance with purchasing or knitting my HeartStrings patterns, let me know. Sincerely, Jackie E-S

Email address: jackie@heartstringsfiberarts.com
Phone: 678-262-6338 or 877-764-2747 (toll-free in US)
Postal address: HeartStrings, Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer, 53 Parlange Drive, Destrehan LA 70047-2133 USA

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