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Jean Frost
Years of working in the garment industry sharpened Jean's skills in knits and designs. Her attention to designer fit details and to knitted fabric textures and color delivers garments that have high interest and style. Jean now teaches, knits and designs. She is the author of Jean Frost Jackets, Custom Knit Jackets and her new book, Stitches for Tailored Knits.

STITCHES Midwest 2013 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
628-3 Advanced Chasing the Hounds Tooth, That Is. Follow the trends with graphic knits. The classic houndstooth is a series of interlocking shapes that add style and dimension to any garment. Jean has sought out over a dozen ways to execute this eye-catching stitch pattern. Through samples, slides, and a bit of practice, see why this stitch should be a part of your knitting repertoire.
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
634-3 Advanced Amazing Couture Stitches One of the unique things about couture clothing is the fabric. In this class we will work with some little-known knitted stitch patterns to produce amazing textures using ordinary yarns. By manipulating the stitches and combining yarns and colors, wonderful fabrics come to life. With these stitches, you can turn a simple garment into a masterpiece.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
131-3 Easy Knit It, Weave It Some people do not like to knit 'fancy stitches' or do color work. Perhaps just a break from a difficult project is what is needed. Learn several ways of weaving to add color or texture to plain stockinette or garter stitch fabric. We will use weaving techniques to produce beautiful designs, stripes or plaids which can be used as all over patterns or borders.

Color & Creativity Finishing Finesse Garment Shaping & Designing Projects & More Projects Techniques & Tips for Knitters Stitch Patters & Textures Extras Crochet