In this embellishment focused class, students will learn the most popular methods of adding beads to your work. Once the methods have been practiced, the class will discover different ways of integrating them into a range of stitch patterns. Design approaches will also be discussed, and participants will be shown a variety of decorative fabrics for inspiration. Participants will walk away with a knitted sampler and the confidence to creatively incorporate beads into future projects.
Technique Requirements: knit/purl, cast on/bind off
• Fingering/sock weight yarn + corresponding needles.
• Size 6/0 beads.
• Sewing/tapestry needle that can pass easily through the bead hole.
• Crochet hook that can pass easily through the bead hole.