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NO SKILLS REQUIRED No previous experience in the craft is required.
EASY You should know the basics of the craft and have made at least one project.
INTERMEDIATE You should be comfortable with the craft and ready to learn something new.
ADVANCED You should have made several projects and should be comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking crafters.
Sivia Harding has been designing knitwear since 2003. Since then, hundreds of her patterns have appeared in publication under her own name and in magazines, books and collections such as Brooklyn Tweed's Wool People, Twist Collective, and Knitty. Sivia is known for her work with exceptional beaded knits. She is also known as an enthusiastic, warm instructor. Her designs are found on Ravelry and on her website, www.siviaharding.com.
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STITCHES South 2013 Classes
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Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am SOLD OUT
467-3 Intermediate Moonrise Necklace
This class starts with a riotous bead swap and ends with a beautiful, heavily beaded necklace that has been compared to a luscious garden of beads. Students will use lace-weight yarn and short-row garter stitch to create a very special and unique, as well as fun and easy to knit, neck piece.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
475-3 Easy Knotty Scarflet
This small asymmetrical necklet is not as simplistic as it seems. An addictively easy lace pattern provides the basis for bias shaping, and a scalloped border adds charm. You are done in a flash... knot up a corner and youâ€™re on your way, or incorporate a beautiful button for a different look. The crochet hook add-as-you-go bead method is introduced as an ideal embellishment for lace, and we discuss choosing the perfect bead for your project along with other fine points of this versatile technique. A fastastic first lace project, and an engaging class for all levels.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
474-6 Intermediate Fluency Gloves
Secret beads hide in the shadows, emerging only when you put on these ribbed fingered or fingerless gloves. Several interesting techniques are covered in this class: the easy swirled rib pattern which looks cabled, but is performed with simple increases and decreases; a special twisted stitch pattern (performed without a cable needle) that adorns the thumb; and of course, the beads which must be strung onto the yarn before casting on. Sivia provides a treasure trove of glove knitting tips and tricks, as well as basic chart reading skills. Pattern includes a graphic representation of how and where to work each stitch of the ribbed fingers, which flow beautifully out of the ribbed swirls on the hand.