Advanced Techniques in Tunisian Crochet (2 hours) (Prerequisite: familiarity with Tunisian Crochet Simple Stitch). Take your skills to the next level with this advanced class. We will make several swatches and learn exciting techniques including: * Advanced stitches - Knit, Purl, and Plain; * Fabric shaping - increases, decreases and short rows; * Colorwork - simple stripes with two colors; and * Working in the round - to make wristwarmers, hats and more!
This class is a 4 week course that will not only give you a basic foundation in crochet; it will also give you the confidence to continue crocheting after the class is over. The following skills (but not all listed) are taught: comfort and coordination using crochet hooks, foundation chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, gauge, simple shaping (increases and decreases), classic granny square, seaming, reading instructions and charts. The method used for teaching these skills will be in various 8” squares. Each square will teach a new skill. The squares can then be seamed together to create Sign Up For Class »
For Advanced Beginners This hat is fun, silly and cute. It is designed to also be fun to crochet and to learn new crochet skills. The following new skills are taught: crocheting in the round, (complete rounds vs. spiral rounds), increases, decreases, popcorn, and ribbing. The student needs to be somewhat familar with chain stitch, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet and double crochet.
Skill Level: Beginner Is it knitting? Is it crochet? It's Tunisian crochet! With rows worked back and forth on a long hook, this technique is a hybrid between knitting and crochet and produces fabric with a unique look. Learn the Tunisian simple stitch and Tunisian knit stitch and discover a new way to create scarves, afghans and more.