Intro to Beaded Knitting - Decadance: TU Aug 22 & 29 at 7 pm

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Want to add a little sparkle to your knitting? Learn how to add beads to your projects while making the elegant Decadence Blouse. With a simple circular yoke construction and a gauzy lightweight fabric, this pattern allows us to focus on new techniques while working up into a timeless closet staple. We’ll also discuss how adding beads changes a knitted fabric and what to consider when modifying a pattern to include beads.

Two 2 hour sessions

Skills needed:

  • Knitting and purling
  • Increasing and decreasing
  • Working in the round

Skills learned:

  • How adding beads effects a fabric
  • Swatching for beaded knitting
  • Two techniques for adding beads to knitted projects


  • Size: (XS) S (M) L (XL) 2XL (3XL)
  • Yarn: (630) 630 (630) 840 (840) 840 (1050) yards of laceweight mohair blend. We recommend Knitting for Olive Silk Mohair, Periwinkle Sheep Wolke, or Pasquali Manada 
  • US 3 & 4 circular needles
  • Seed beads in size 6/E
    • Bead Color 1: (2) 2 (3) 3 (3) 3 (3) x 30g box 
    • Bead Color 2: 1x 30g box
    • Pattern can also be done with a single color of beads if preferred
  • 1 mm crochet hook
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • A copy of the Decadence Blouse pattern by Fabel Knits



If you’re unsure about which size to make, please bring a garment that fits the way you’d like your finished blouse to fit. 

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