Sunday 11/10/2013, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 11/11/2013, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Candace Eisner Strick
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Strickmuster: The Beautiful Twisted Stitch Patterns of Austria with Candace Eisner Strick
These gorgeous patterns wind and twist around each other in complicated and intricate designs, but actually are done using only two basic techniques — without the use of a cable needle. We will sample some of the 174 charming patterns from Maria Erlbacher's book, Strickmuster and learn how to read the unique yet logical charts. Each person will then choose and start a project. Projects can range from wrist warmers to mittens, socks or a hat. There will be charts and directions for all projects which you can either use as is or modify in any way you wish.
If you want more information about this class, Candace has prepared a video for you, and it is available at
This class is also available as an ETC Combo which includes:
15 hours of classes
Opening Day and Luncheon
Fashion Show and Dinner
Student Banquet and Style Show
Strickmuster: The Beautiful Twisted Stitch Patterns of Austria
About 2 ounces of smooth-textured, light-colored, #4 (worsted weight), wool yarn; appropriately sized double pointed needles; about one dozen stitch markers.
Please note: yarns with nubs, slubs, fuzz, or thick and thin are not appropriate, nor will variegated yarns show the pattern well--some good brands are Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride, Cascade 220 Having the correct yarn to learn with is very important!
Supplies for projects: Please email Candace at Candace@strickwear.com for specifics.
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.