Crochet for Knitters
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Crochet for Knitters

A Marriage of Hook and Needles
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Created by Rita de Maintenon
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: $20
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Knitters will learn how to incorporate crochet techniques into their designs by switching from needles to a hook. They will learn how to use crochet techniques within a knitted project, how to create crochet borders for a knitted project and how to create crochet trim for their knitted projects.
  • Review Knitting Basics
  • Get aquainted with your Hook
  • Crochet Cast on for Accuracy
  • Crochet Bind-off Variations
  • The needed Crochet Basics
  • Broomstick Lace Primer
  • Broomstick and Knitting Combinations
  • Hairpin Lace Primer
  • Hairpin and Knitting Combinations
  • Tunisian Crochet Primer
  • Tunisian and Knitting Combinations
  • Crochet Border to stabilize
  • Broomstick Lace Border
  • Hairpin Lace Border
  • Tunisian Lace Border
  • Ties and Flowers Trim
  • Chanel Trim
  • I Cords, Braids and Twists
  • Fringes and Tassels
  • Covered Buttons
  • Finishing Touches
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Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of knitting and some basic crochet practice, including Tunisian, Broomstick and Hairpin Lace.
Description

This Workshop reviews basic knitting and crochet techniques and encourages the combination of hook and needles. It shows how to use crochet techniques within a knitted project, how to use crochet to border a knitted project and how to use crochet to create a variety of trims and final touches.

Who is the target audience?
  • A knitter who would like to incorporate crochet techniques in their basic knitting designs
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Curriculum For This Course
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Crochet Borders for Knitted projects
3 Lectures 10:03
Fancy Cast-off
02:04

Stabilize Knitted Projects
02:35

Crochet and apply I Cord
05:24
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Crochet as Trim for Knitted Projects
3 Lectures 19:47
Crochet Buttons for Knitted Projects
08:50

Basic Crochet Flower Trim
03:41

A fancy Flower and final Thoughts
07:16
About the Instructor
Rita de Maintenon
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Fiber Artist, Designer, Author and Teacher.

Rita is a retired educator with over 40 years of classroom experience, from Montessori Kinder Garden to Adult Education in a College setting.

Growing up in Europe, she studied and trained all aspects of fiber work and has taught Fiber Arts workshops for the last 20 years. They range from “Heirloom Treasures Fiber Combinations” in Florida to “It’s not your Grandmother’s Crochet Any More” at UNCA.

Rita is now retired in Asheville, NC as a full time fiber artist. She has taught Heritage fiber classes and workshops for UNCA, the Center for Creative Retirement, the Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in TN, fiber weekend retreats and local classes. In addition to the teaching aspect, Rita loves restoration work on antique pieces and is well known for her designer creations, especially Christening gowns.

She regularly demonstrates at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway, with highlight events of Fiber Day and Heritage Weekend. Rita has been the educational demonstrator at the Southern Highland Guild Craft Fairs in the Asheville Cellular Center and currently serves on the educational committee of the Guild.

Her first book: "Heritage Crochet in a new Light" was published in July 2017.

Rita is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and a Blue Ridge National Heritage Artist. She is a Craft Yarn Council certified instructor.