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Sunday 02/23/2014, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 02/24/2014, 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 and logical charts. Each person will then start a project. Projects can range from wrist warmers, mittens, socks or hat. There will be charts and directions for all projects. The students can either use them as is or modify them in any way they wish.

If you want more information about this class, Candace has prepared a video for you, and it is available at

Austrian Knitting

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.