Don't Be Afraid of Blocking and Seaming | Kelli Slack | Skillshare

Don't Be Afraid of Blocking and Seaming

Kelli Slack, Knitter, Crocheter, Tatter, Spinner

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6 Lessons (37m)
    • 1. Wet Blocking

    • 2. Prepping to Seam

    • 3. Mattress Stitch

    • 4. Whipstitch

    • 5. Crochet Slip Stitch

    • 6. Three Needle Bind Off


About This Class

Seaming and blocking need not be scary prospects for the knitter or crocheter.  Blocking adds that finishing touch to your lovingly crafted project and knowing how to properly seam pieces means a better presentation for your item.  

In this class we will cover basic blocking techniques such as washing and pinning.  We will also discuss matching seams, choosing a seaming method, and how-to seam.  So, grab your tapestry needles, scissors, and project and let's get started!

Skills learned: wet blocking, steam blocking, whipstitch seams, three needle bind-off seams, mattress stitch, crochet slip stitch





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Kelli Slack

Knitter, Crocheter, Tatter, Spinner

I first taught myself to knit and crochet in 2002. In the summer of 2003 I added tatting to my knowledge. Spinning became my new craft in 2005 with the gift of an Ashford Traditional from my mother. Over the years I continued to add embroidery, sewing, weaving, dyeing, and needle lace to my knowledge bank.

I began designing patterns in 2010. My design business really took off in 2015 when I started designing a sock club for BlackSheep at Orenco. Now, I co-own the shop with Tina....

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