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Florence Spurling Workshop 2

Thursday, January 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Knitting with Beads

An introductory class to bead knitting that explores the most popular methods of incorporating this form of embellishment to your knits. Key techniques demonstrated in this class include adding beads through stockinette, reverse stockinette, garter stitch, slip stitch and using a crochet hook. Adding beads through surface embroidery will also be discussed, as well as dimensional beaded trims. Participants will be shown a variety of beaded fabrics and work through key methods resulting in a knitted sampler.


Level of Experience: 

Homework: No homework, but there will be a handout.

Materials and Supplies Needed for Class:

  • Fingering/sock weight yarn + corresponding needles
  • Size 6/0 beads
  • Sewing/tapestry needle that can pass easily through the bead hole
  • Small spool of sewing thread
  • Crochet hook that can pass easily through the bead hole

Total Class Time: 2 Hours

Materials fee: None.

Cost:  $30 for members ($65 for non-members which includes 2023 Guild membership)

Class size:  30.

How to Register: Send an email to WorkshopRegistrationATSanDiegoKnittersDOT com (see Announcement regarding Guild email addresses.) Be sure to include your name, the name of the workshop, your email address and a telephone number. Payment is by check, made payable to SDNCKG – please write the workshop name and date on the check. Checks should be mailed to Willa Cather (address in your Guild Directory).Your registration is guaranteed upon confirmation of receipt of your payment.

Cancellation policy: Please notify us as early as possible if you need to cancel your workshop registration. Refund of the workshop fee requires a cancellation notification at least 48 hours in advance of the workshop. Fees cannot be refunded for cancellations with less than 48 hours advance notice.

This is a virtual workshop. You will be sent a Zoom link shortly before the workshop. The Zoom link is specific to each participant and should not be shared. New to Zoom? Read Karen des Jardins’ Zoom tips here.

Learn more about the January 2023 Guild Meeting and Florence Spurling’s visit here.


Thursday, January 12, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Theresa Kotanchek and Willa Cather