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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.
Sandi Rosner is a designer, technical editor, teacher and writer. She is the author of Not Just Socks, Not Just More Socks and Not Just Socks for Kids, a series of books using self-striping sock yarn. Sandi's designs and articles have appeared in Twist Collective, Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Knits, and Knit and Style. She also designs for many yarn companies. Sandi is the head technical editor for Twist Collective and is a producer for the PBS television series Knit and Crochet Now!
Sandi draws on her experience as a former yarn store owner to work with students of all skill levels. She loves exploring new techniques and is a sucker for the little details that make the difference between homemade and handmade.
STITCHES East 2013 Classes
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Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
316-3 Intermediate Designing with Lace Stitches
Whether used as an overall pattern or as an accent in panels and edgings, lace stitches can make your knitting sing. In this class, we will explore designing with lace stitches. You will learn to work shaping both at the edges and within the pattern to alter the lace pattern to fit your design and to integrate lace with other textures.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm SOLD OUT
580-3 Intermediate Fearless Fair Isle
Stranded Fair Isle style colorwork is a classic technique that belongs in every knitter's repertoire. Experiment with 1-handed and 2-handed methods to see which is more comfortable for you. Learn simple tricks for keeping your tension even. See why certain color combinations sing while others fall flat. You'll leave with the beginning of a hat, or a finished headband.