Stranded colorwork knitting

A course by Jennifer Berg , Knitwear designer

Knitwear designer. Albuquerque, United States.
Joined August 2022

Add a new skill to your knitting toolbox with this colorwork knitting course. Learn techniques and tips for creating stunning multicolored knitwear.

  • 100% positive reviews (13)
  • 932 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Add a new skill to your knitting toolbox with this colorwork knitting course. Learn techniques and tips for creating stunning multicolored knitwear.

A course by Jennifer Berg

In this online course, you will immerse yourself in the captivating world of knitting with Jennifer Berg, the talented founder of Native Knitter. Discover the seamless fusion of Indigenous heritage and creative knitting as Jennifer introduces you to the mesmerizing art of stranded colorwork, also known as the jacquard technique. Throughout the course, you will explore the profound beauty of bold patterns and intricate designs inspired by Jennifer's Navajo roots.

Jennifer's expert guidance will equip you with the skills to create stunning knitwear that not only exudes artistic flair but also keeps you cozy and warm. No previous experience is required; all you need are some needles and wool, and Jennifer will take care of the rest.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 16 downloads

Basic Stitches 1
20 minutes, 4 seconds
Basic Stitches 2
15 minutes, 46 seconds
How to Change the Color
11 minutes, 18 seconds
Inspiration and Design
11 minutes, 57 seconds
Casting On
4 minutes, 13 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (13)
  • 932 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 32m)
  • 16 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

In this course, you will have the incredible opportunity to create a uniquely crafted cowl, infused with the rich and vibrant patterns inspired by Jennifer's Navajo heritage. Through the practice of stranded colorwork knitting, you will bring to life a cozy and wearable artwork that truly reflects the essence of Indigenous culture.

Who is this online course for?

This course welcomes anyone with a passion for knitting and a desire to explore the captivating world of stranded colorwork. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced knitter, Jennifer's guidance will empower you to embrace your creativity and celebrate the beauty of Indigenous heritage through your knitting.

Requirements and materials

To embark on this enriching creative journey, all you need are a few knitting needles and wool. Jennifer will provide expert guidance on the rest, making this course accessible and enjoyable for all knitting enthusiasts, regardless of their level of experience.


Reviews

932 Students
13 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Jennifer Berg

A course by Jennifer Berg

Teacher Plus
Knitwear designer

Meet Jennifer Berg, a Native knitwear designer deeply rooted in her Navajo heritage. With over five years of experience in the industry, Jennifer has garnered recognition for her exceptional talent and authentic representation of Native culture through her knitwear designs. She has been featured in prestigious publications like Vogue Knitting Magazine and collaborated with renowned brands, including Farmers Daughter Fibers, A Verb for Keeping Warm, and Brooklyn Tweed. Her passion for knitting and commitment to cultural appreciation shines through in every piece she creates, making her an inspiring and empowering figure in the knitting world.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    The Stranded Colorwork Technique

    • The Stranded Colorwork Technique and the Materials
    • Basic Stitches 1
    • Basic Stitches 2
    • How to Change the Color
    • Inspiration and Design
  • U3

    Knitting a Colorful Cowl

    • Casting On
    • Ribbing the Purl and Knit Stitches
    • Color Work: Simple Patterns
    • Color Work: Complex Patterns 1
    • Color Work: Complex Patterns 2
    • Finishing Touches
  • U4

    Finishing Touches for Knitwear and Final Advice

    • Swatching and Blocking
    • How to Scale up the Technique and Care for Knitwear
    • How to Fix Mistakes
  • FP

    Final project

    • Knitting a Navajo Garment

What to expect from a Domestika course

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    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

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  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

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FAQs

Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Stranded colorwork knitting. Craft, and Fashion course by Jennifer Berg

Stranded colorwork knitting

A course by Jennifer Berg
Knitwear designer. Albuquerque, United States.
Joined August 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (13)
  • 932 students