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Introduction to Knitting with Circular Needles

A course by Carmen García de Mora
Textile Designer and Knitting Professor. Madrid, Spain.
Joined October 2018
, Textile Designer and Knitting Professor

Learn how to knit a circular, top-down garment and discover all that you can create without using seams

  • Best Seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% Positive reviews (183)
  • 4408 students
Introduction to Knitting with Circular Needles

Learn how to knit a circular, top-down garment and discover all that you can create without using seams


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% Positive reviews (183)
  • 4408 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 27 Lessons (5h 10m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

With just two needles and some yarn, textile designer and professor Carmen García de Mora brings her world to life with stitches, weaves, and flourishes. Join her and discover her way of living and conveying her ideas creating timeless handmade garments.

In this course, learn to knit with circular needles using the continental method. Follow Carmen step by step and make a seamless top-down garment from scratch. By the end, you'll have all the tools to get creative with your needles, combining different materials, stitches, and patterns.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Materials
  • U3
    U3. Basic Stitches
  • U4
    U4. Garment Measurements and Structure
  • U5
    U5. Knit the Garment
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start this course by getting to know your teacher, Carmen García de Mora. She talks about her background, creative process, and her adventures in the world of knitting. Learn about her influences, sources of inspiration, and the endless possibilities of knitting with circular needles.

Select the materials and tools you'll need to truly get your desired effects. Carmen teaches you about what characterizes the different yarns. Get to know the differences between the needles and their accessories.

Now for the fun part! Explore the binary world of knitting: left to right and backward stitching. After practicing the basic stitches, make a few sketches to follow before getting started on a sample necklace to start you off circular knitting.

Carmen will walk you through how to make a simple top-down garment using circular needles, based on your chest measurements and own knitting sample. You also learn how to read a knitting pattern and determine your size. Now you're ready to start conveying your ideas through your knitting needles and yarn.

What is this course's project?

Make a top-down seamless garment in your size and personalize it with tips and tricks from the teacher.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

Anyone with a passion for the artisan, whether you've never picked up a knitting needle in your life, or want to broaden your horizons with new techniques and processes.

What you need

No previous experience is required for this course, just some intrigue and a passion for learning.

In terms of materials, you need the appropriate sized knitting needles and cords for your chosen yarn, a textile measuring tape, stitch markers, knit blockers, safety pins, scissors, a notebook, and a pen.


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Carmen García de Mora

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Textile Designer and Knitting Professor

After being awarded her degree in technical engineering for industrial design, Carmen García de Mora was left yearning for a life of knitting needles and yarn, a passion inherited from her grandmother. In that moment she decided to study a Master's in knitwear design and has dedicated herself to both this and teaching since 2005.

Up until 2020, she taught a class in industrial knitwear as part of a fashion design degree in Barcelona. She is also an industrial knitwear production consultant as well as a hand-knit garment and collection designer for adults and infants. She also markets her new designs through Ravelry and shares them with her follows on Instagram.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Materials

    • Yarn Types
    • Circular Needles and Cables
    • Additional Materials
  • U3

    Basic Stitches

    • Right Stitch 1
    • Right Stitch 2
    • Right Stitch 3
    • Reverse Stitch 1
    • Reverse Stitch 2
    • Reverse Stitch 3
    • Openwork Drawings
    • How to Increase the Stitches
    • Circular Knit 1
    • Circular Knit 2
  • U4

    Garment Measurements and Structure

    • Structure and Composition of Your Garment
    • How to Follow the Pattern and Choose Your Size 1
    • How to Follow the Pattern and Choose Your Size 2
    • Variations and Their Possibilities
  • U5

    Knit the Garment

    • We Start at the Neck until We Reach the Shoulders 1
    • We Start at the Neck until We Reach the Shoulders 2
    • We Start at the Neck until We Reach the Shoulders 3
    • We Knit the Back and the Front Separately
    • We Finish the Body and Collect Sleeves 1
    • We Finish the Body and Collect Sleeves 2
    • Collect Fist Stitches
    • Finishes
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Introduction to knitting with circular needles

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Introduction to Knitting with Circular Needles. A Craft course by Carmen García de Mora Best Seller

Introduction to Knitting with Circular Needles

A course by Carmen García de Mora
Textile Designer and Knitting Professor. Madrid, Spain.
Joined October 2018
  • 99% Positive reviews (183)
  • 4408 students