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Class - Embroidery on Knit/Crochet: Beyond the Basics

Do you enjoy embellishing your finished projects with embroidered accents? Did you take our Embroidery Basics class and want to learn more techniques and stitches? Are you bored with duplicate stitch and French knots and ready to delve into learning how to design your own embroidery? Join Jenn and learn how to amp up your embellishment skills.

Instructor: Jenn Alexander

Techniques Learned: 

  • Straight Stitch
  • Back Stitch
  • Split Stitch
  • Lazy Daisy/Chain Stitch
  • Satin and Long/Short Stitches
  • Other stitches as they relate to your design


  • a tapestry needle
  • a pencil and paper for sketching
  • various plied and unplied yarns that you are considering to use to design the embroidery
  • a reference/inspiration picture
  • the item you are embroidering
  • a swatch to practice techniques
  • optional water soluable stabilizer or embroidery hoop

Target Class Schedule

The first class will focus on all the prep work for your project. We will:

  • review yarn/thread options and discuss textures that will compliment your project.
  • discuss how different yarn colors will affect your design choices.
  • embroidery placement
  • create a rough draft sketch of your design based on inspiration pictures.

At the second class we will:

  • review your draft sketch and determine appropriate stitches
  • practice stitch techniques for your embroidery design
  • finalize yarn choices and embroidery placement
  • transfer the design to stabilizer if using stabilizer

At the third class we will:

  • review your progress
  • address any questions or problems
  • complete or be well on the way to completing your embellishment
  • review care and blocking


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details:
Instructor: Jenn
This class meets 3 times. Attend all dates.

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.