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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 with basic garment shaping.
Advanced You should have made several garments in various stitch patterns and should be comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking knitters.
Melissa Morgan-Oakes, author of the bestselling 2-at-a-Time Socks and Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks was taught to crochet, tat, and sew at an early age by women who encouraged her to work without commercial patterns. She brings the perspective of a self-taught knitter to her classes. Students appreciate her casual and engaging teaching style.
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STITCHES East 2012 Classes
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Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
408-6 Intermediate Toe-up 2-at-a-Time Socks
What could be better than socks knitted 2-at-a-Time? Why, 2-at-a-Time socks knitted from the toes to the top, of course! Now thereâ€™s no "second sock syndrome", and you can build your socks from the toes up â€” no yarn shortage surprises, you can make a cuff shorter if you need to. You can even try your socks on as you go! Under the guidance of the creator of this novel knitting method, students will create their own miniature sample socks using the technique described in the book Toe Up 2-at-a-Time Socks.
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
411-6 Intermediate 2-at-a-Time Socks, Top Down
Melissa Morgan-Oakes ends the drudgery of the second sock by showing knitters how to cast on and knit two socks at one time on one long circular needle. Keep the fun in sock knitting with the innovative technique that produces two socks at the very same time. Under the guidance of the creator of this novel method, students will create their own miniature sample socks using the technique described in the book 2-at-a-Time Socks.