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Saturday 08/09/2014, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Around the World: Japanese and German Lace with Brooke Nico
Lace motifs and stitch patterns from different regions of the world share many aesthetic qualities, yet each region has its own special focus. Join Brooke as you explore the lesser known Japanese lace stitches. You will finish by looking at German doily history. Leave class with great swatches and ideas for several projects.
Note: Students must be comfortable with lace knitting.
Smooth, light-colored wool #1 (fingering) or #2 (sport) wool; 3.75, 4, or 4.5mm/US 5, 6, or 7 needles; stitch markers, pencil, paper.
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.