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

Link to Recording of 2/24/21 Zoom Class.

Week 3, 3/3/21, Knitting in the Round: Start Knit hat, OR Felted knit bag
Tools & materials: size 10, 16” circular needle, 4 or 5 size 10 double-pointed needles
Link to recording of 3/3/21 Zoom Class. 

Week 4, 3/10/21, More Knitting in the Round: Finish Knit hat, Also: Knit graph paper design with knit/purl Knitting, making gauge swatches and choosing needle sizes, picking up edge stitches
Tools & materials: size 10, 16” circular needle, 4 or 5 size 10 double-pointed needles
Link to recording of 3/10/21 Zoom Class.

Week 5, 3/17/21, Needlepoint 101, basics, & Knitting short rows (postponed from last week)
Tools & Materials: Needlepoint canvas, needlepoint needle, needlepoint yarn or thread
Link to recording of 3/17/21 Zoom class.

Knitting short rows demonstration recording.

Needlepoint Basics demonstration recording.

Week 6, 3/24/21, Needlepoint 201, more stitches
Tools & Materials: Needlepoint canvas, needlepoint needle, needlepoint yarn or thread
Link to recording of 3/24 Zoom class.

Week 7, 3/31/21, Basic Crochet, project TBA
Tools & Materials: Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook
Link to 3/31/21 Class recording

Week 8, 4/7/21, Crochet pattern reading, Adding a new yarn
Tools & Materials: Worsted weight yarn, size G, H, or I crochet hook
Link to 4/7/21 Class Recording.

4/14/21 No Class, Spring Break

Week 9, 4/21/21, More crochet. Project To be decided based on students' requests

Link to recording of 4/21/21 Class.

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
Link to 4/28/21 Zoom class recording.

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
Link to 5/5/21 Zoom class recording.

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