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Thursday 04/11/2013, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Very Simple, Very Sensational with Merike Saarniit
We will swatch knit and purl combinations that result in truly fabulous stitch patterns found in old Estonian stitch libraries. While these stitches can be adapted to most anything you knit, the class swatch can be continued to result in a lovely cap, cowl, or even a panel for a sweater or vest because of the addition of the lovely selvedges you'll learn as you knit the swatch.
#4 (worsted weight), smooth, light-colored yarn (2 oz for class, 4 oz if you want to finish it as a hat or cowl), 4.5 or 5 mm/US 7 or 8 needles (we're working flat).
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.
Practice the e-wrap (aka half-hitch, e-loop) cast on if you are not totally familiar with it.