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Annie Modesitt
A native of Ohio, Annie taught herself to knit at age 25 before a move from NYC to Texas. The tenure didn't last, but knitting did, and upon her return to the NY area Annie began knitting for other designers and designing for major knitting magazines. Her work has appeared in Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting Knitter's Magazine, Cast On, Family Circle Easy Knitting, McCalls Needlework and several family oriented magazines.

STITCHES West 2012 Classes
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Friday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm     SOLD OUT
657-3 Intermediate Pinstriped Knitting Learn this quick and easy way of creating complicated-looking fabric with slimming optical effects. Infuse other colors for different "rhythms." Make increasing, decreasing and counting stitches simpler. Throw in some textures for an even-more-complex look.
Note: Must have knowledge of stranded 2-color knitting.
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm     SOLD OUT
656-3 Advanced Ruffle Theory In this workshop, we'll delve into the wonderful world of knitted ruffles, from the ostentatious neck ruffs of Elizabethan England to the prim pleats at the hem of a sensible skirt, with several stops in between. We'll explore different methods of incorporating ruffles into our knitting, and practice a few different ruffles in class. Extensive handouts will include several ruffles to add to your repertoire.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
559-3 Intermediate Combination Knitting Christened Combination Knitting by Priscilla Gibson-Roberts, this combination of Western and Eastern style knitting is faster and creates a nicer tension with less "rowing out" and less wrist strain. Established knitters may enjoy this different method; new knitters can master this right away!

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