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Saturday 08/11/2012, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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Stashbuster Magic with Melissa Leapman
Got yarn? Transform even your tiniest bits and pieces into a beautiful, one-of-a-kind jacket! In this hands-on workshop, learn designer secrets for creating and using a magic ball of yarn while knitting a mini version of this one-piece wonder. Best of all, no one will ever suspect it was crafted from leftovers! Magic, indeed.
Note: Must be comfortable working in the round on double pointed needles or proficient at magic loop or knitting in the round with 2 circular needles on as few as 8 stitches.
#4 (worsted-weight) yarn in assorted textures and colors (at least 4 colors total; the more the better!); 5mm/US 8 double-pointed knitting needles (set of 5; 7 or 8" prefered); one each of 5mm/US 8 16" circular knitting needle; size I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook; 8 stitch markers, one in a contrast color to mark the beginning of rounds; blunt yarn needle; tape measure.