Knitting and Crochet Basic Techniques

A course by Binge Knitting
Designers and weavers. San Pedro Garza García, Mexico.
On Domestika since 01/11/2019
, Designers and weavers

Learn the main stitches with needles and hooks to create handicrafts

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 91% Positive reviews (107)
  • 3287 students
Knitting and Crochet Basic Techniques

Learn the main stitches with needles and hooks to create handicrafts


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 91% Positive reviews (107)
  • 3287 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 14 Lessons (2h 3m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever

For Bárbara Bremer and Carolina Herrera, founders of Binge Knitting, weaving is a natural therapy that allows them to create unique pieces and develop their creative potential. Through the hand knitting with hook and needle, make all kinds of fashion accessories and home with traditional techniques.

In this course you will learn the basics of creating your own contemporary pieces by using knitting and crochet techniques.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. About us
  • U2
    U2. The techniques of weaving and its materials
  • U3
    U3. Creation of the cushion
  • U4
    U4. Decorative elements and recommendations
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will start knowing the work of Binge Knitting; Barbara and Carolina will talk to you about the emergence of the brand, its main projects, its influences and how they carry out their creative process.

You will know the two techniques you will learn in this course: knitting and crochet . You will discover the differences between one and the other and you will learn the possibilities that each one offers you.

Once you know the essentials, you will do the conceptual approach, create a moodboard, define the style and select the color palette for your project.

Barbara and Carolina will show you how to plan the pattern so you can start creating the pieces for your final project.

You will see how to work chains and make half-point and solid stitches using the crochet technique. Next you will learn to knit with needles, through the right point and the sweater.

When you have all the pieces woven, you will see how to join them together and you will add original details such as embroidery, motes and fringes.

Finally, Bárbara and Carolina will give you some creative tips to expand your creative universe and explore all the possibilities of these craft techniques.

What is this course's project?

You will design and make a cushion cover using two traditional weaving techniques: knitting and crochet .

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

To textile, professional or amateur artists and anyone who is looking for new ways to create unique pieces with traditional and craft techniques.

What you need

No prior knowledge of any kind is necessary, since Carolina and Barbara will teach you everything necessary to carry out weaving projects from start to finish.

With regard to the materials you will need: paper, down, a smooth cushion, a crochet hook, a pair of knitting needles, yarn, scissors, tape measure and a needle stamen.


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Barbara Bremer has always loved everything related to handmade products. Carolina Herrera, is passionate about the design and the subtle application of current trends in pieces that exceed seasons.

Both form Binge Knitting , a company specializing in the creation of hand-woven collections with contemporary design. They studied together in New York, in Parsons -Barbara administration and Carolina fashion design- and both share a passion for weaving and sustainable fashion. The brand, therefore, was born naturally and continues to grow.


Contents

  • U1

    About us

    • Presentation
    • Inspiration and creative process
  • U2

    The techniques of weaving and its materials

    • Introduction to the tissue
    • Necessary materials
    • Color technique and moodboard
  • U3

    Creation of the cushion

    • Planning your pattern
    • Basic hook stitches: Solid and half a point
    • Basic hook stitches: Solid cottages and triple solid
    • Basic needle stitches: Right
    • Basic needle stitches: Jersey
    • Union of paintings and auctions
  • U4

    Decorative elements and recommendations

    • Touches of originality
    • Use your creativity
    • BONUS: Bag
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to basic weaving techniques

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Knitting and Crochet Basic Techniques. A Craft course by Binge Knitting

Knitting and Crochet Basic Techniques

A course by Binge Knitting
Designers and weavers. San Pedro Garza García, Mexico.
On Domestika since 01/11/2019
  • 91% Positive reviews (107)
  • 3287 students