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Beth Brown-Reinsel
Beth Brown-Reinsel has been teaching historic knitting workshops nationally and internationally for 25 years. Her book, Knitting Ganseys, has been deemed a classic. She completed her first DVD, Knitting Ganseys with Beth Brown-Reinsel, in 2010 and has

since made two more: Color Stranded Knitting Techniques and Knitting Sanquhar Gloves.
Her articles and designs have

appeared in Threads, Cast-On, Interweave Knits, Piecework, Knitting Traditions, Shuttle, Spindle, and Dyepot, Vogue Knitting, and

Knitter's Magazine as well as The Knitter, a UK magazine. Beth continues to design for her own pattern line Knitting Traditions.

She lives in Vermont and loves winter!
For more about Beth,  go to www.KnittingTraditions.com.



STITCHES West 2012 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
543-3 Intermediate Intro to Twined Knitting Are you curious about the 400-year-old Swedish technique of twined —or two-end—knitting? In this introductory class, knit one of a pair of wristers while learning a traditional cast-on, twined knit and purl, patterning (the O stitch, the crook stitch, and chain path). We'll discuss managing your yarns and reading two-end charts.
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Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am Friday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
550-6 Intermediate Twined Textured Fingerless Mitts Learn and apply the Swedish techniques of TvĂĄndsstickning or twined knitting by knitting a fingerless mitten using worsted weight yarn. The mitt is worked circularly on double-pointed needles and includes many techniques: the 'O' stitch, chain path, purl deep stitch, an asymmetrical thumb gusset, and traditional motifs.
Note: Must be proficient with double-pointed needles, Magic Loop or working with 2 circulars.
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
574-6 Intermediate Knit a Traditional Gansey Discover the history, construction techniques, and design details of the British Gansey — a beautiful 19th century fisherman's garment. Make a mini-pullover while learning the traditional techniques: Channel Island cast-on, split welts, stitch patterns, underarm gussets, shoulder straps, and picked-up sleeves. Note: Must be proficient with double pointed needles or 2 circulars.
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Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
450-3 Intermediate Latvian Wristers Using wristers as a template, learn beautiful Latvian mitten cuff techniques that can be applied to socks, hats, sweaters, and gloves. We will cover a scalloped cuff, a herringbone braid, a variation of the half-braid, traditional motifs in the main part of the wrister, and a picot hem. We'll cover three ways to manage two yarns in a round and discuss yarn dominance.



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