Fall, 2022, Emeritus Needlecraft Class

HME EC E71, Section 9794
Class Curriculum (Syllabus) & Materials Info.
Class time: Wednesdays, 1:30-4:15pm

Link to Printable Class Project List.


Week 1, 8/31/22, No Class, Susan absent.

 

Week 2, 9/7/22, Basic knitting: cast on, knit stitch, plain knit scarf

Advanced knitting: “Van Dyke” Pattern Scarf

Tools & Materials: Size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles, 1 or 2 skeins worsted weight yarn

Link to Zoom recording of 9/7/22 Needlecraft class.

Week 3, 9/14/22, Basic knitting: purl stitch, pattern scarf,

Advanced: Van Dyke Pattern Scarf continued.

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

Link to Zoom recording of 9/14/22 Needlecraft class.

Week 4, 9/21/22, Knitting: More Cable Stitch Samples

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

Link to Zoom recording of 9/22/22 Needlecraft class.

Week 5, 9/28/22,  Basic Hat, Worked Flat and Seamed OR Knit Horse or Donkey

Tools & Materials: Size 8, 9 or 10 knitting needles, 1 skein worsted weight yarn

Link to recording of 9/28/22 Zoom class.

Week 6, 10/5/22, No Class, Yom Kippur

Week 7, 10/12/22, Basic Crochet: Slip knot, chain stitch, single crochet – Single Crochet Purse

Advanced Crochet: Afghan Motifs
Tools & Materials: Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook

Link to recording of 10/12/22 Zoom class.

Week 8, 10/19/22, More Basic Crochet: half double, double & triple crochet – Multi-Stitch Scarf or Double Crochet Hat, Crochet pattern reading, Adding a new yarn

Advanced Crochet: Basic Double Crochet Hat in the Round, with design variations

Tools & Materials: Size K or larger crochet hook, multiple strands of scrap yarn, asst. colors & sizes

Link to Zoom recording of 10/19/22 class.

Week 9, 10/26/22, Crochet: Ribbed Look Half Double Crochet Roll-up Cap
Tools & Materials: Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook

Link to Zoom recording of 10/26/22 class.

Week 10, 11/2/22, Crochet: Water Bottle Holder & Reading crochet schematics
Tools & Materials: Mercerized cotton yarn, size G or H crochet hook

Link to Zoom recording of 11/2/22 Class.

Week 11, 11/9/22, Crochet: Beret
Tools & Materials:
Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook

Link to Zoom recording of 11/9/22 Class.

Week 12, 11/16/22, Macrame Belt

Tools & Materials: Yarn or cord, clipboard or macrame board

Link to Zoom recording of 11/16/22 class.

Week 13, 11/23/22, Embellished T-Shirt: Crocheted edges

Tools & Materials: T-shirt, embroidery needle, size D crochet hook, mercerized cotton yarn, size 10 or 3

Link to recording of 11/23/22 Zoom class.

Week 14, 11/30/22, Quilted Pillow Cover or purse

Tools & Materials: fabric, embroidery needle & thread, pillow insert

 

Week 15, 12/7/22, Cords & Straps: Multi-strand Braiding, I-cord, Twisted 2 Ways, Crochet chain

Tools & Materials: Asst. yarn and/or cord

 

Week 16, 12/14/22, Knotless Netting Pouch (Cord Project #111)

 

Tools & Materials Needed

Cardboard shape, Toilet paper roll, credit card, stone, or other object

About 18 yards of yarn or cord

Blunt Yarn Needle

 

 

 

Embroidery, asst. stitches, possibly including: running stitch, back stitch, satin stitch, chain stitch, straight stitch French knot, stem stitch, feather stitch, split stitch, couching stitch

Tools & Materials: Tightly woven cotton cloth, embroidery thread, embroidery needle, embroidery hoop

 

 

 

 

 

 

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