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Friday 02/24/2012, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Switch to Continental Style Knitting with Leslye Solomon
It doesn't matter how old you were when you learned to knit or if you are left or right handed, Leslye has a proven technique that will help you quickly and easily change your style to knit faster and more ergonomically and create a more even fabric. As a result of this easy-to-learn technique, students begin to fly through and love ribbing and seed stitch. Besides becoming more productive through speed, the quality of the knit fabric will improve and become more even. Enjoy renewed knitting confidence as you will find yourself attempting more complicated stitch projects.
5 and 5.5mm/US 8 and 9 needles; light-color or variegated, smooth, well twisted, wool, #4 (Aran or worsted-weight) yarn (please avoid acrylic or cotton if possible); one roller-type, black pen (do not substitute with regular ball point pen.)
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.