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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.
Creator of Knit Purl Hunter, over a million knitters have come to rely on Michelle's online video instruction. Her passion for knitting education is evident in her book, Building Blocks, which progresses the beginning knitter through the major knitting principles. Patience, enthusiasm and clear instructions are the hallmark of Michelle's lessons whether online or in the classroom. Her designs have been featured in various publications and some are supported with video tutorials.
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STITCHES East 2012 Classes
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Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
387-3 Advanced Sock Opus
Want to take your sock knitting to the next level? Knit a one-of-a-kind striped masterpiece with your leftover sock yarn! Class will cover all the skills needed to design and knit your own tights, knee socks or calf socks using fingering-weight remnants. Learn easy shaping tips, weaving techniques, stripe know-how and delightful color play. Create a perfect fit using toe-up construction. Bring extra sock remnants to class to swap with fellow students for added fun.
Note: Previous toe-up sock experience required.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
675-3 Intermediate Spice Up Your Stitches
Spice up your knitting with fun-to-knit novelty stitches. These stitches are sure to add charm and texture to your next knitting project. In class you will learn to execute many novelty stitches and view examples of their uses. No more plain vanilla knitting for you!
STITCHES East 2012 Market Session Classes
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Sunday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
PP14 No skills required Shawl Beginnings
Try this slick technique that allows you to begin a
top down shawl without having to cast on hundreds of stitches. The garter stitch tab requires
only a few cast on stitches but magically begins a shawl worked from the top edge. See why
this method is preferred by top designers and featured in todayÃ¢Â€Â™s most popular shawl patterns.
Students will begin a lovely textured shawlette in class.Â