Spring, 2021 Emeritus Needlecraft Class - Project List & Links to Class Recordings

Spring, 2021, Needlecraft II

HME EC E71, Section 9791
Class Curriculum (Syllabus) & Materials Info.

Class time: Wednesdays, 1:30-4:15pm

Click here for downloadable semester project list.


 Week 1, 2/17/21, Basic knit: cast on, knit stitch, Advanced: Cables

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

 Link to Recording of 2/17/21 Zoom Class.


Week 2, 2/24/21, Basic knit: purl stitch, pattern scarf, Advanced: Knitting short rows

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

 

Week 3, 3/3/21, Knitting in the Round: Start Knit Slouch hat, OR Knitting felted knit bag

Tools & materials: size 10, 16” circular needle, 4 or 5 size 10 double-pointed needles

 

Week 4, 3/10/21, 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 5, 3/17/21, Needlepoint 101, basics

Tools & Materials: Needlepoint canvas, needlepoint needle, needlepoint yarn or thread

 

Week 6, 3/24/21, Needlepoint 201, more stitches

Tools & Materials: Needlepoint canvas, needlepoint needle, needlepoint yarn or thread

 

Week 7, 3/31/21, Basic Crochet, project TBA

Tools & Materials: Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook

 

Week 8, 4/7/21, Crochet pattern reading, Adding a new yarn

Tools & Materials: Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook

 

4/14/21 No Class, Spring Break

 

 

Week 9, 4/21/21, More crochet. Project To be decided based on student’s requests

 

Week 10, 4/28/21, 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, 5/5/21, 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, 5/12/21, Macrame plant hanger with beads

Tools & materials: cord or string, clipboard, scissors, ruler, metal or wooden ring

 

 

Week 13, 5/19/21, Hand-sewn fabric scarf with beaded fringe

Tools & Materials: fabric, sewing thread, sewing needle, beading thread, beading needle, small beads

 

Week 14, 5/26/21, Beaded embroidery purse or shirt

Tools & Materials: fabric, sewing thread, sewing needle, beading thread, beading needle, small beads

 

 

Week 15, 6/2/21, Coil baskets with yarn or fabric strips

Tools & Materials: worsted weight yarn, large-eye yarn needle, thin fabric than can be ripped into strips, clothesline rope or paper coiling cord: https://pepperell.com/1-2-inch-paper-coil/

 

 

Week 16, 6/9/21, Crocheted Chain necklace and Textured Yarn multi-strand necklace

Tools & Materials: Small crochet hook, cord, beads that fit on cord, glue, textured yarn, thread, cones, wire, clasp

 

©2021 Susan Ryza         2/16/21   Updated 2/24/21