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Galina Khmeleva
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 fast—it is easy—and it is oh-so-forgiving on your wrists.

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