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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. She continues to design for her own pattern line Knitting Traditions.

Beth's website, blog, and email newsletter can be found at www.KnittingTraditions.com. She lives in Vermont and loves winter!



STITCHES East 2012 Classes
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Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
550-6 Intermediate Twined Textured Fingerless Mitts Learn and apply the Swedish techniques of Tvåndsstickning 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.
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Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 am Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm     SOLD OUT
561-6 Intermediate Latvian Fingerless Mitts Some of the beautiful knitting methods of Latvia will be studied in this class. Begin your first fingerless mitt to learn techniques which can be applied to mitten cuffs, sock tops or sleeves: a scalloped cuff, the herringbone braid, and many subtle and beautiful variations of the half-braid. A choice of 2-, 3-, or 4-color traditional motifs is incorporated in the main part of the mitt as well as the gussetless thumb and a picot edge at the end. Additional techniques to be discussed include knitting with 2 yarns in the right hand, 2 yarns in the left hand, or a yarn in each hand, as well as knitting with 3 or 4 colors.
Note: Must be proficient with double-pointed needles, Magic Loop, or working with 2 circulars.
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Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
470-6 Intermediate Norwegian Mittens Learn Norwegian mitten construction by knitting one of a pair of mittens in two colors on double-pointed needles. Topics to be covered include striped ribbing, the Norwegian thumb gusset, seam stitches, pointed tip, and different patterning on the front and back of the mitten. In addition, yarn dominance and different styles of knitting will be covered in class.
Note: Must be proficient with double-pointed needles, two circulars or Magic Loop.



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