Often I get questions from crocheters about how many stitches they need, or how to adapt a pattern in some way. My answer is usually “do a little bit of math”. But it’s the math that seems to scare people! Let’s take that fear and loathing away and replace it with confidence and comfort.
When: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT (UTC-4:00)
Where: Zoom Meetings (online)
What: 90-minute LIVE online class with Edie Eckman
In this pop-up class, you’ll be introduced to the basic math concepts that every crocheter needs in order to create successful projects. We’ll take some of the mystery out of calculations you might have to make when adapting patterns or designing your own projects. Eliminate a lot of trial and error (and save time) with Math for Crocheters, a pop-up class.
What’s a pop-up class? It’s a spur-of-the-moment decision I made to host a class online. It’s not produced with fancy videos and graphics.
You get me, on Zoom, teaching live. We’ll work on real-life problems together. You can take notes, just as you would in an in-person classroom. You can ask the teacher questions, just as you would in an in-person classroom.
Here are just a few of the questions we’ll answer:
- How many stitches do you need across a row?
- Why is gauge so important?
- What happens if you can’t get gauge?
- How much yarn do you need for your project?
- How do you work circles, squares and other shapes from the center out and keep them flat?
- What are stitch multiples and how do I calculate them?
- How do I center patterns on a blanket?
- How do I space increases or decreases evenly across a row or around?
- How do I space increases or decreases evenly along an edge?
- How do I shape curves?
This is the foundational knowledge you need for the next steps in designing your own projects.
Bonus: Students who attend the livestream class will receive a coupon code to register for free in the upcoming Math for Knitters Course that I’ll be offering later this summer.
Requirements: Access to a computer and a good internet connection are necessary, although it is not necessary for you to have a web camera. You’ll need a pencil, calculator, and paper for taking notes and working word problems.
Details: When you register for one of the three available time slots, you will receive a receipt that includes a downloadable pdf. with instructions on how to access the class at the appropriate time.
No refunds; if class minimum of 2 students per session is not met, you will receive a credit for a future class. Registration deadline: 12 hours prior to class time.