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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 wtih basic garment shaping.
Advanced You should have made several garments in various stitch patters and should comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking knitters.
Renowned knitwear designer, Nicky Epstein has gained worldwide recognition for her distinctive, innovative work and informative workshops. She has authored numerous books including the top selling Knitting On The Edge, Knitting Over The Edge, Knitting Beyond The Edge, Nicky Epstein's Knitted Flowers, Knitting On Top Of The World, Knitting In Tuscany, Knitting A Kiss In Every Stitch, and her latest, blockbuster best selling Knitting Block by Block.
Her designs have been featured in many knitting publications, as well as on television and in museums.
She has also expanded her artistic talent by creating a line of designer buttons, clasps, scarves, and artwork, all to be found on her website www.nickyepstein.com
Nicky lives in New York City but travels extensively around the world sharing her love of knitting with countless fans.
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STITCHES Midwest 2012 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm SOLD OUT
228-3 Easy Edging Magic & Flower Power Class
Don't miss this chance to experience Nicky's design thought process on edging and flower design. If you have never taken a class from Nicky...take this one!
Thursday 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
No skills required Nicky Epstein On Designing
Nicky will share her expertise and use a graphic video presentation to talk about the importance of shapes, stitches, edgings, and embellishments. She will also show you the 10 top design elements that she uses to create her amazing designs. You donâ€™t want to miss this opportunity to learn how the creative process works, from this iconic and master designer!
Note: You must be registered for a class or a special event (Opening Day, Fashion Show, or Student Banquet) to be admitted to this event.
If you are already registered for classes, you can call 800-237-7099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to add this event to your schedule.
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am SOLD OUT
414-3 Easy Knitting Block Party
Nicky will teach a variety of unique designs you can make with knitted blocks from her blockbuster block book. Make animals, bags, toys, mitts, hats, and much more! Fun! Fun! Fun!
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
335-3 Easy Designing A'cording to Nicky Epstein
In this class, you'll discover I-cord (aka "Idiot Cord") can be taken to a whole new and fascinating medium with Nicky. You will start by making a knit cord sampler of Nicky's original cord designs. Then, you will learn to make a few fabulous cord frogs, buttons, closures, cables and gorgeous celtic knots. Then discover how to stitch the cord to a knit piece.