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Lorna Miser
Lorna started Lorna's Laces in 1986 and sold it in 2003. She continues to work with hand-dyed yarns and designs for many yarn companies and publishers. She creates with knitting, sewing, and other crafts and loves to combine them all. Lorna's second book The Knitter's Guide to Hand-dyed and Variegated Yarns was released in November 2010.

STITCHES West 2012 Classes
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Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
445-3 Intermediate Meets in the Middle Top Learn the techniques needed to knit this flattering, chevron top by beginning with two triangles then working until body size is attained. Work side gusset panels and sleeves are picked up and knit to finish the attractive garment. Learn about yarn gauge options, custom sizing and combining other yarns, all the while making a bear or doll size top in class.
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
444-3 No skills required Recycle and Repurpose Your Knitting Create new out of old! Get rid of guilt-inducing UFO's or sad felting accidents while also being GREEN. Use the previously knit items to make something new. Many small projects such as pillows, slippers, hats, mittens, coasters, cup cozies, and toys can be completed in class. Great gift ideas.
Material fee: $2.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
446-3 No skills required Silver Linings Learn innovative techniques for knitting and lining purses and totes. No sewing machine or felting required. Learn to use fusible adhesives, ready-made canvas totes, quilting fabrics, and fabric glues to accomplish this. Examples of zipped, buttoned, snapped, tied, and flapped closures will be displayed. Also learn ways to make your own handles and all the tips for sturdy, stylish bags. You will complete a purse in class.
Material fee: $10.
Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
527-3 Easy All About Steeks Steeking is a traditional technique for making openings in pieces knit in the round. In this class we will discuss both common and uncommon ways to use steeks. You will practice 3 different methods for securing steeks without a sewing machine. You will take a deep breath and cut your sample steeks. Then, you will learn a variety of methods for dealing with the cut edges to create a beautifully finished product.

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