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Anna Zilboorg
Now an Anglican Solitary living in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Anna shares her knowledge on embroidering your knits with Splendid Apparel (XRX Books). Her other books include Magnificent Mittens and Socks, Fancy Feet, 45 Fine & Fanciful Hats to Knit, Knitting for Anarchists, and Socks for Sandals and Clogs. 


STITCHES East 2011 ETC Classes
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Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ETC Intermediate Sampler Vest Enjoy this rare opportunity to share Anna Zilboorg’s ever-evolving knitting world: traveling stitches, designing with strips, embellishing with embroidery. Learn to work twisted traveling stitches back and forth — tricky, but a lot of fun once you master the technique. We’ll start a vest front with a small simple strip. Then relax a bit with Palestrina-knot embroidery before we proceed to the complex center pattern, After working a bit of that, we can start the diagonal strip, joining it to the other strips as we go. When we add more embroidery, it brings all the patterns to a new life.

There will be other embroidered knitting available for ideas for further embellishment. Finishing the vest when you go home will give you a chance to practice all you’ve learned.