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Mittens and Gloves Galore

When the weather turns cool, you'll be ready to warm your hands with help from Marly Bird. Her easy-going yet detailed instruction demystifies double-pointed needles and knitting in the round. Try her versatile 5-in-1 pattern to make simple mittens, gloves and fingerless gloves. Or kick it up a notch with other patterns, including lacy cuffs, elegant cables, cozy thrums or faux Fair Isle. As a bonus, learn double-stitching and how to make a lining.

Topics: Galician
Cost: $40 Per Course

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Cold hands? Warm them up with the perfect portable knitting project. Instructor Marly Bird begins with a simple yet versatile pattern that will put you in mittens or gloves in no time. You'll learn how to cast on with double-pointed needles and knit in the round fearlessly. Change up the pattern and make fingerless gloves, mitts or even convertible mittens (texting, anyone?).When you're ready to fancy up your fingers, try mittens with an elegant lacy cuff, clever cables or faux Fair Isle. Or go for super-cozy by lining your mittens with fleecy tufts called thrums.As a bonus, you'll also learn to knit a lining for your mitts or mittens and how to use duplicate stitch to personalize your project with letters or numbers.Whether you want to warm your own paws or warm others' hearts with a handmade gift, Mittens & Gloves Galore can give you a hand. So sign up today!What You'll Learn: Casting on and knitting in the round with double-pointed and circular needles Two kinds of thumb construction and no-fear fingers Simple chart-reading for lace, cables and faux Fair Isle Thrum-making and lining for adding warmth Finishing techniques for a seamless look and perfect fitWhat You'll Make: Marly's 5-in-1 Adventure, in your choice of mittens, mitts, gloves, fingerless gloves and convertible mittens Lacy Arrow Mittens with flat-knit lace cuff Tanglewood Cabled Mitts Cozy thrummed mittens Faux Fair Isle mittens using long-repeat patterned yarn

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Marly Bird
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy
  • Topics: Galician

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