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5160
Friday 02/19/2016, 8:30 am - 11:30 am


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
3

Teacher
Candace Eisner Strick

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Breaking Baa-d with Candace Eisner Strick
Let's get cooking! It's time to break bad from those same old techniques. There are easier and better ways of doing things. Learn innovative new ideas from Candace’s kitchen, such as taking the old and almost-useless e-loop cast-on and turning it into a thing of beauty, how to do a painless 8-stitch cast-on for a center start, a buttonhole so easy it’s disgraceful, and many others. With crystal-clear instructions, a little humor, and a lot of cool tricks, come and get high with your knitting!

Supplies
2 oz of worsted weight wool, appropriately sized needles, a tapestry needle, a set of double pointed needles (#7 or 8), a crochet hook the same size as knitting needles plus one size smaller.
Knitting Basics including sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles and crochet hooks of various sizes.

Homework
CO 19 sts. Work the following 2 rows until piece is 3" long. BO all stitches. Row 1 *K3, p1, repeat from *, end k3. Row 2 *P3, k1, repeat from *, end p3.