Fall, 2021, Emeritus Needlecraft Class

Fall, 2021, Needlecraft II
HME EC E71, Section 9788
Class Curriculum (Syllabus) & Materials Info.
Class time: Wednesdays, 1:30-4:15pm

Link to Printable Class Project List.

Week 1, 9/1/21, Macrame Jewelry: Delicate Square Knot Bracelet, Necklace or Anklet
Link to Zoom recording of 9/1/21 class.
Tools & Materials: Clipboard, waxed polyester or other thin cord, 4mm. or beads or size 6 seed beads

Week 2, 9/8/21, Macrame & Woven Wall Hanging

Tools & Materials: Dowel, heavy cord, textured cord
Link to Zoom recording of 9/8/21 class.

Week 3, 9/15/21, Basic Crochet: Slip knot, chain stitch, single crochet – Single Crochet Purse
Advanced Crochet: Beach Waves Market Bag

Tools & Materials: Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook
Link to recording of 9/15/21 Class.

Week 4, 9/22/21, More Basic Crochet: (half double, double & triple crochet – Multi-Stitch Scarf or Hat,Crochet pattern reading, Adding a new yarn
Advanced Crochet: Reading crochet schematics

Tools & Materials: Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook
Also: Knitting Kitchener Stitch

Week 5, 9/29/21, Crochet: Coil Crochet Baskets
Tools & Materials:
Size K or larger crochet hook, multiple strands of scrap yarn, asst. colors & sizes

Week 6, 10/6/21, Crochet: Corner Start Stitch (diagonal)
Tools & Materials:
Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook

Week 7, 10/13/21, Basic knitting: cast on, knit stitch
Advanced
knitting: Feather & Fan Pattern
Tools & Materials:
Size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles, 1 skein worsted weight yarn

Week 8, 10/20/21, Basic knitting: purl stitch, pattern scarf,
Advanced knitting: Basic Fair Isle Patterns

Tools & Materials:
Size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles, 2 skeins worsted weight yarn

Week 9, 10/27/21, Knitting in the Round: Finish Knit Slouch hat, Also: Knit graph paper design with knit/purl
Tools & Materials:
size 10, 16” circular needle, 4 or 5 size 10 double-pointed needles

Week 10, 11/3/21, Embroidery, running stitch, back stitch, satin stitch, chain stitch, straight stitch
Tools & Materials:
Tightly woven cotton cloth, embroidery thread, embroidery needle, embroidery hoop

Week 11, 11/10/21, Embroidery, French knot, stem stitch, feather stitch, split stitch, couching stitch
Tools & Materials:
Tightly woven cotton cloth, embroidery thread, embroidery needle, embroidery hoop

Week 12, 11/17/21, Embellished T-Shirt: Embroidery
Tools & Materials: T-shirt or other shirt, embroidery needle, embroidery thread, iron-on fabric stabilizer: https://sublimestitching.com/products/t-shirt-stabilizer

Week 13, 11/24/21, Embellished T-Shirt: Crocheted edges
Tools & Materials:
T-shirt, awl, very small crochet hook, mercerized cotton yarn, size 10

Week 14, 12/1/21, Applique with Fabric and with Felted Knitting
Tools & Materials:
fabric, needle & thread, felted 100% wool sweater (old sweater, washed & dried in washing machine or wool knit piece, washed & dried in machine)

Week 15, 12/8/21, Sew a Beret from Fabric
Tools & Materials:
fabric, needle & thread

Week 16, 12/15/21, Cross Stitch
Tools & Materials:
Aida cloth, embroidery thread

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