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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.
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 West 2013 Market Session Classes
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Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.
Saturday 12:30 pm - 1:30 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).
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
CR10 No skills required Crocodile Stitch Crochet
This is a fun, textured stitch that's been popping up in lots of patterns recently. Learn the technique in this session!
Note: Must be comfortable with both single and double crochet.
Materials: 4 oz. one color of #4 (worsted-weight) yarn in one color, tapestry needle, scissors, and H crochet hook.
Sunday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
CC8 Easy 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.