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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 with basic garment shaping.
Advanced You should have made several garments in various stitch patterns and should be comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking knitters.
A former clothing designer from Russia, Galina is the owner of Skaska Designs and co-author of Gossamer Webs. She teaches techniques used in Russian Orenburg lace shawls.
STITCHES West 2012 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
214-3 Easy Grafting with a Russian Twist
Leave it to those innovative Russian knitters to devise simple, yet effective methods for casting-on that fit every knitting occasion, and for a clever grafting method that will make your seams seem seamless. You will like them so much you will use them on all your future knitting projects.
Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
654-3 Intermediate Mooshky Madness
Would you like to give your knitting projects new life by adding style, substance, and texture? The addition of 'spiders', 'clover leafs', and 'mooshky' (the lily-of-the-valley motif) will add a new dimension to your knitting. Traditional they're not...a real hoot to knit...most definitely. This is dimensional knitting, Russian-style.
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
519-6 Easy Embraceable Lace
If just the sight of lace-weight yarn causes you to break out in a rash, this introductory class is for you. Galina will unravel the myths and mysteries about knitting lace. Learn to create an individualized lace project.
Materials fee: $5 for class samples.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
520-3 Intermediate Russian-Style Continental Knitting
Learn this subtle Russian variation of the classic continental knitting method. It is fastâ€”it is easyâ€”and it is oh-so-forgiving on your wrists.