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Michelle Hunter
As 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.


STITCHES West 2013 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
387-3 Intermediate 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.
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Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
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!
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Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
390-3 Easy Stitch+Stash=Style Do you have beautiful yarns in your stash that are begging to be knit but you aren't sure what to do with them? Are you intrigued by the endless number of stitch patterns in reference books? This is the class for you! Learn the best way to use a stitch dictionary to complement your stash yarn and create one-of-a-kind pieces. A fabulous way to use luxury or hand-spun yarn. T”this class covers stitch selection, best uses for each yarn, and simple pattern design. Students will create a unique cowl pattern using their stash yarn.



STITCHES West 2013 Market Session Classes
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Friday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm     SOLD OUT
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 today’s most popular shawl patterns. Students will begin a lovely textured shawlette in class. 
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