Learn how to enhance your knit projects with beautiful embellishments with this “Knitting with Beads” Craftsy course. This online course will walk you through everything you need to know to add texture and surface interest to your knitwear. Taught by Laura Nelkin, contributor to Knitty.com and Creative Knitting and knitwear, lace and jewelry designer, this comprehensive course features the most comprehensive and thorough bead knitting information on the web.
This complete Craftsy course is an invaluable resource for those who want to learn the basics of knitting with beads. Nelkin walks course members step-by-step through the techniques and skills needed to make professional, high-quality knitwear that is beautifully adorned with decorative beading. Members who sign up for this course have access to Nelkin’s exclusive patterns for making a dazzling cuff bracelet and a multi-sized shawl both lace-weight and fingering-weight.
Along with these great projects that you’ll complete alongside Nelkin, you’ll also gain knowledge along the way that you can use on future knitting projects. After finishing this class, you’ll know how to incorporate beads into all of your knitwear projects. Your family and friends will be dazzled by your ability to knit projects that are complex and beautiful using beading techniques of the pros.
The “Knitting with Beads” course covers so much, teaching members everything they need to know from start to finish. In this course, you’ll learn how to properly choose and purchase beads, how to string beads onto yarn, how to work nupps, how to pick up stitches and use a provisional cast-on, how to knit double-sided lace and much more. You’ll come away from this course having completed three amazing projects using these new skills.
In addition to the basics, you’ll also learn how to hone your skills by practising on swatches, how to fix mistakes easily, how to become a more proficient lace knitter, and most importantly, how to add beads to any pattern! By the time you are done with this class, you’ll have created the Pioneer Bracelet, the Accola Shawl and the Clarus Shawl alongside Nelkin. This course provides over four hours of instruction, broken down into easy-to-follow lessons.
The best part about this Craftsy course is that once you sign up for “Knitting with Beads”, you can watch the course whenever it is convenient for you. Members who sign up for Craftsy courses are given log in information for the course and are able to access the course at any time from the comfort of their own home. Not only that, but the course is packed full of great tips to make this the best beginner knitting with beads class on the web.
Craftsy courses are designed to be completely interactive and fun. Members are able to ask the instructor questions, upload photos of projects, interact with other class members on discussion boards, and bookmark parts of the course to return to. This is a collaborative online course where class members help each other learn and improve. Access to Craftsy courses never expires, so once members sign up for “Knitting with Beads,” they can log on to the course whenever they need to review material, or reference something taught in the course.
Learn how to make beaded knitwear that will really show off your style and your crafting abilities. Nelkin will show you step-by-step how to make three amazing projects from start to finish, and also give you expert tips and advice along the way about how you can become the best knitter possible.
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