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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Craftsy class giveaway – Fair Isle Crochet

( Many thanks to Craftsy, I’m happy to share the interesting info with you in this post. See my Disclosure

Hey, all :)
In this post I will introduce a unique and classic crochet technique that translated from traditional knitting technique – Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork

Fair Isle Crochet patterns

Meet the expert instructor and published author Karen Whooley as she shows you how to demystify this amazing colorwork through 3 beautiful Fair Isle crochet patterns.
Some said Fair Isle crochet technique is for advanced crocheters since reading charts and working with multicolored strands of yarn at once can be a daunting task. In this189 mins online crochet class, Karen carefully provides you tips and tricks to conquer Fair isle crochet teachnique, from changing color to creating your own designs. Craftsy paid online classes allow you to ask your instructor questions, upload photos and get personalized responses. So you can see that this online crochet class is for crocheters of all levels.

Craftsy Fair Isle crochet class

These are important tips and tricks she guides you through:
  • Reading charts: the trickiest part became clear with several tips to keep you see what is coming off your hook.
  • Changing colors and adding floats: essential tips to create a smooth and beautiful look for your finished items.
  • Tapestry trivet: very interesting part, turn your crochet projects into art!
  • Fair Isle crochet in the round: create beautiful colorwork in the round.
  • Creating your own designs: this is my favorite part, learn how to chart patterns and incorporate extra stitches into repeats.
What I love the most about this course is Karen,with her thorough teaching style, carefully covers all the basics and common problems of working Fair Isle crochet: how to incorporate multicolored strands of yarns into your patterns, check gauge, weave in tails, hide floats…
Well, enjoy the fact hat this special effect is not for knitters anymore because these crochet items look smooth and sharp as knitting.

Fair Isle Crochet tutorial

How about the giveaway? ( I heard you asked ) Yes, take your chance to win: Fair isle crochet: Demystifying colorwork
The giveaway will last for one week. Winner will be notified by registered email. Good luck to all!

( This post was sponsored by Craftsy )

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