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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 wtih basic garment shaping.
Advanced You should have made several garments in various stitch patters and should comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking knitters.
Ann McCauley is the author of The Pleasures of Knitting: Timeless Feminine Sweaters and Together or Separate: Knitting the New Twinset.Â She can be seen in the Knitty Gritty episode known as Delightful Details. She teaches knitting locally and nationally at yarn shops, guilds, and large knitting events. Her first published pattern was is the Great American Aran Afghan. Her designs have been published by Louet, Knitter's Magazine, Craftsy, Sixth and Spring books, and Wool People Collections. Ann's interests in knitting lie primarily in the use of smooth yarn, solid colors, and creating texture with stitches to design women's garments. You can see all of her designs on her Ravelry design page http://www.ravelry.com/designers/ann-mccauley
STITCHES East 2013 Classes
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Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
216-3 Intermediate Optimal Vertical and Horizontal Buttonholes
Learn how to produce a neat and tidy as well as perfectly placed and functional buttonhole. We will learn and practice preferred methods of working either horizontal or vertical buttonholes and how or when to utilize the buttonhole stitch for finishing.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
714-3 No skills required Movement for Knitters
Your body is your most important knitting tool. Explore how awareness, alignment, body mechanics, and self-help hand care can play an active role in allowing us to knit or engage in all types of handwork with comfort, ease, and well being. We will practice techniques and acquire take-home skills that dynamically improve posture and the movement of energy throughout the body.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
321-3 Intermediate Delightful Details
Focus on techniques that add a little something special to any knit project. Learn versatile lace stitches, interesting cable details, ribbing and alternatives to ribbing, attached I-cord, and approaches to finishing.
Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
215-3 Easy Enviable Invisible Seams
Learn seaming details that make the difference in having a professional-looking finished garment and learn which seaming techniques are appropriate for different areas in a garment. We will cover how to begin seaming, invisible horizontal, invisible vertical, and invisible vertical to horizontal seaming methods, as well as the whipstitch for use with hems and facings.