An avid and enthusiastic knitter/crocheter for more than 5 decades and a Craft Yarn Council of America Certified Instructor in Knitting and Crochet, Ginger teaches all levels of learners, using multiple approaches. Gingerâ€™s designs have been featured in national publications.
STITCHES East 2012 Market Session Classes
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Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
CC8 Easy Getting Started: Mosaic Knitting
Learn to knit with color without the fuss of having to use bobbins or carry more than one color throughout the row. You can create some beautiful patterns using Mosaic Knitting, both in garter and stockinette stitch. In this class we will knit a cuff for take-out coffee cups. Must be able to knit and purl.
Materials: 1 oz. each of two, high-contrast colors of #4 (worsted-weight) yarn, US 7 needles, scissors, and tapestry needle for seaming.
Saturday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
PP8 Easy Cables, One Column at a Time
Cables can be fun, but itâ€™s sometimes difficult to track the cable twists as you work across an entire row. In this class you will make a coaster by working one cable column at a time, adding more as you go.
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
PP10 Easy Diagonal Knitting
Learn to do diagonal knitting while you help the environment by knitting your own coffee cuff. This technique can easily be transferred to sweaters, scarves, blankets, and more. Must be able to knit, purl, increase by knitting into front and back of same stitch, SSK, and k2tog.
Sunday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
PP11 Basic Broomstick Lace
Broomstick Lace takes us back to the 1960â€™s when
larger yarns and more free-spirited crochet surfaced. Broomstick is fun for all but excellent for those with minimal dexterity since the tools used are large and easy to grasp. In class you will make a sampler to learn the technique. Must be able to single, double and treble crochet. Materials: 1 oz. #4 weight yarn for main color, one US 35 knitting needle, size I crochet hook, scissors, 24 6/0 seed beads (optional).