Total Time: 8 hours 42 mins 52 secs
Who doesn't love a nice frilly finish? Here you'll find all of our favorite classes that prominently feature pompoms and tassels.
How to Make a Pom Pom
Maggie Pace
Learn three different ways to make pompoms with knitwear designer Maggie Pace. You will learn how to make pompoms using a store-bought pompom maker, or make your own pompom maker out of cardboard. Also included are instructions on making tiny pompoms using a fork.
Sew Embellished Photo Pillows
Annabel Wrigley
Learn how to print your favorite image onto fabric and transform it into a personalized pillow. Annabel shares lots of ideas for embellishing your pillow with embroidery and pompoms to add color, texture, and fun. These customizable pillows make wonderful keepsake gifts, perfect for celebrating anything from a special moment to a favorite person or pet.
Knit a Reflective Hat
Maggie Pace
If you love working with vibrant colors, then this quick-to-knit hat pattern is perfect for you. The design not only features neon pink and yellow stripes, but the yarn used for the stripes is reflective, so when you wear it out at night, the hat will reflect light from cars, street lamps, and flash photography. A great option for nighttime walks or bicycle rides! Maggie shares excellent tips for working jogless joins in the round, so the stripes will line up seamlessly. The beanie is finished off with a giant pink fluffy pompom—after all, this hat is not about subtlety.
Arm Knitting: Make a Cowl
Anne Weil
There’s no better gift to give at the holidays than a cozy, oversized cowl. In this class, Anne Weil shows how to make a simple arm-knit cowl using nothing more than super-bulky yarn and your arms. She even shares a fun variation, perfect for the holidays – a bulky scarf with festive pompom adornments. In about an hour, you can whip up this luxe accessory for the ultimate in handmade gift-giving.
Cabled Christmas Stocking
Marly Bird
Get into the holiday spirit with this classic knitted Christmas stocking.  Knitwear designer Marly Bird shows you how to construct this oversized stocking, which features a gorgeous centered cable flanked by seed stitch. The stocking is created in two pieces, and then the edges are crocheted together to create a tube. Add decorative tassels and pompoms for an extra dose of holiday cheer.
Circular Knitting Basics: Hats in the Round
Joy Macdonell
When it comes to knitting in the round, there are lots of ways to get the job done. Joy Macdonell teaches all of the essentials, including how to work with circular needles, double-pointed needles and with the Magic Loop method (to name a few). She demonstrates all of these techniques on two different knitted hats—a slouchy beanie with I-cord accents, and a pompom hat with I-cord edging—both of which are ideal for putting all of these techniques to use.
 
Beginner Knits: How to Knit a Baby Hat
Maggie Pace
In this beginner’s class, Maggie helps new knitters learn how to make an adorable hat for babies. She explains every step of the knitting process, from casting on to joining the stitches in the round to working the ever-important knit stitch. The sweet stripes add a fun pop of color, and Maggie shows you two easy ways to finish the hat—with a pretty tassel or a fun envelope closure. Pair this hat with Maggie’s beginner baby blanket for a fabulous baby shower gift.
Knitted Pom Pom Socks
Wendy Bernard
Here's a fun, portable project for intermediate knitters – create multicolored footie socks with Wendy Bernard. This project is great for learning the basics of sock knitting. You will learn how to expertly turn a heel and shape a gusset, and then you’ll see how to graft the toe stitches together with Kitchener stitch. Wendy provides a written pattern with three different size options, and she also demonstrates how to make perfect pom poms to attach to the heels.


· How to turn a sock heel and pick up stitches for the gusset

· How to shape the heel gusset and the toe

· How to use Kitchener stitch to graft the toe stitches together

· How to make a yarn pom pom using a pom pom maker
Make Tassel Party Decorations
100LayerCake
Learn how to make an assortment of tassels, big and small, with Jillian and Kristina – the creative masterminds behind 100 Layer Cake. Using a variety of materials, learn how to make festive cake toppers, napkins, wall hangings, and boutonnieres -- all featuring your pretty handmade tassels. This class provides endless inspiration to help you custom-create DIY wedding and party décor essentials.
Entrelac Workshop
Marly Bird
 Entrelac looks complex but it doesn't have to be. Marly Bird brings her fun, casual teaching style to an advanced knitting technique, showing how to create this beautiful interlocking pattern with ease. You’ll learn new skills throughout this three-part series by making a simple rectangular entrelac shawl, a cowl that is worked in the round, and a hat that comes together with simple shaping techniques. Once you’ve taken this series, you’ll be able to work any entrelac pattern with confidence.
Crochet Shawl Workshop
Marly Bird
Marly Bird is passionate about crocheted shawls. In this three-part series, she offers up big-time knowledge with healthy doses of enthusiasm and sass. Using three classic shawl shapes—side-to-side, crescent, and top-down triangle—she shows you how to make three distinctly different designs. These patterns are perfect for customizing and ideal for building skills. Once you understand these classic templates, it’s easy to create your own unique designs using any yarn and hook size you please. 
Knit a Super Scarf
Faith Hale
Bundle up in style with a gloriously bulky super scarf. Designed by Yarnspirations, this oversized scarf features a 12-row stitch pattern that creates a gorgeous overall texture. Faith Hale shows you how to get started, work the Dew Drop pattern, and make super-sized tassels to finish off the corners. Worked in a super bulky yarn, the scarf knits up quicker than you might think. For even more Super Scarf inspiration, check out 12 more fabulous knit and crochet patterns from Yarnspirations here