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No skill required
Basic Know basic stitches (knit, purl or single crochet, double crochet).
Easy You should know the basics, how to increase and decrease, and have made at least one project.
Intermediate You should have worked with a few stitch patterns and should be familiar wtih basic garment shaping.
Advanced You should have made several garments in various stitch patters and should comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking knitters.
Debbie has worked for Fiber Trends, Inc for over 15 years as test knitter and editor. She is best known as designer of the Huggable Hedgehog and for teaching the Learn-to-knit classes offered in the STITCHES Market.
STITCHES South 2011 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm CANCELED
752-3 Easy Designing Your Own Felted Bag
Come to class with an idea of the type of bag or purse you would like to knit and felt. We will discuss the planning and pitfalls that go into creating your own felted bag. Topics covered include shape, yarn choice, straps, and felting.
Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
718-3 Easy Needle Felting on Knits
This fun, hands-on class introduces you to needle felting as a way to embellish your felted purses, totes, slippers, or other projects as well as items you may never have considered for needle felting. No water, no heat. Just fiber, felting needle and lots of fun. <strong>Materials fee: $10 for felting needles, fleece, and foam. </strong>
STITCHES South 2011 Market Session Classes
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Friday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
TT18 No skills required Uh, Oh! Fixing Mistakes
All knitters make mistakes. It can be frustrating when you canâ€™t fix them yourself so you rip out and start over numerous times. This class focuses on the most common skills beginners need: picking up dropped stitches, correcting mistakes a few rows back, and understanding the difference between ripping back and un-knitting. These skills will help you relax when an 'oops' comes along.
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TT6 No skills required Knitted Miters
Basic knitting skills such as casting on, picking up, and decreasingâ€‰â€”â€‰combined with color and textureâ€‰â€”â€‰create endless possibilities. Mitered knitting can become squares, rectangles, diamonds, or strips and is the foundation of some of todayâ€™s best designs. You will learn to make a basic square, to join squares as you go, and to build the squares into a project. You will also receive a pattern for a Kindle or iPad cover and begin the project in class.