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Myra Wood
Myra is a fiber artist, designer, and author of Knit in New Directions (XRX Books), Crazy Lace, and Creative Crochet Lace. She's appeared on TV shows including Knitty Gritty, Knit and Crochet Now, Uncommon Threads, and on online classes. With a background in fine and graphic arts, Myra teaches a wide range of inspiring classes specializing in all things creative.
For more about Myra, go to myrawood.com.

STITCHES East 2013 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
134-3 Intermediate Creative Short Row Knitting Short rows aren't just for shaping. Discover a whole world of creative knitting with endless possibilities using short rows for sweaters, bags, and anything else you can imagine. You'll combine tons of yarns in various colors to explore wavy designs without a pattern. Great to combine with other freeform techniques! You'll also learn how to incorporate short rows into existing patterns.

Note: Must be familiar with short row wrap and turn before attending.
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
821-3 Intermediate Japanese Crochet Motifs Delicate Japanese motifs are the latest craze in crochet for wearables, scarves, and home furnishings. Learn how to read Japanese motif charts along with tons of tips and tricks including beginning with magic circles, changing colors seamlessly, joining motifs, and weaving in ends as you go to take your crochet to the next level. We'll start a scarf in class that's fun and fast to make.
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
508-3 Intermediate Crazy Lace Borders and Edgings Beautiful borders add so much to simple lace shawls. Learn how to knit or sew a border onto any triangular or circular shawl using traditional and improvisational methods. Charts for borders will be explored as well.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
834-3 Easy Creative Crochet Lace Shawl Crochet lace is easier than you think! If you can chain, single and double crochet, you can create incredible lacework in different directions without any patterns! Apply the basic logic of crochet lace as you create lace patterning for a beautiful triangular shawl. Learn to read crochet charts and make your own.
Note: Must know basic crochet stitches.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
104-6 Easy Freeform Purse: Knit or Crochet Come spend a few hours immersed in pure creativity with Myra Wood. She'll take you on a fiber adventure into the wonderful world of freeform knitting (and crochet). You'll discover endless ways to combine various knitting and/or crochet stitches and techniques to create your own unique purse. Color, texture and design will all be explored during this inspirational process. All you need are very basic knitting and/or crochet skills. Come prepared to play!
Materials fee: $5

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