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Barry Klein
Trendsetter Yarns company owner/designer Barry Klein has been knitting for 40 years. He started knitting by working in his family knitting store where all patterns were designed for the knitter's body. He has worked as an Industry Teacher doing knitting classes all over the world for the past 25 years. Barry has designed knitwear for all industry magazines along with knitwear for television shows, ice skaters and movie stars. He has authored 5 knitting books and worked as a spokesman on Knitting Daily and other television knitting shows. He loves to share his love of yarn and everything that can be done with yarn. Barry has been voted one of the Top 10 Men who Knit/Design throughout history. Learn why "Let the yarn do the work" is his favorite motto.

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STITCHES Midwest 2013 Classes
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Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
589-3 Easy The Excitement of Accessories and More There are so many really fun yarns out there and special ways to knit them so that they look their best and work to an advantage. We will spend time playing with these yarns, looking at how they knit up and talking about designs that make them amazing. Lots of accessory scarves, shawls, wraps, shoulder cozies and more will be shown as we knit up different swatches and look at the application of the yarns in each of the ideas. Be prepared for laughs and lots of fun.
Materials fee: $5.
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Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
671-3 Intermediate Slip One by Me Learn the beauty of slipped stitches and the different variations of things that can be done both in pattern and in yarn choice. Learn about knitting them directionally and how to read the design from your knitting and not from your pattern. Lots of finished garments will be on display to show how things work, how they don't work and how placement of stitch pattern play a role.



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