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Jolie A. Elder
Jolie has explored a wide range of needle arts after learning to cross stitch at age four. She designs, teaches, and stunt knits in the Atlanta area where she demystifies the obscure. Unable to hide from nominating committees, she is a past president of both Atlanta Knitting Guild and North Georgia Knitting Guild and was on the boards of Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance and Center for Knit and Crochet. Her published patterns accentuate geometric structure and feature meticulous techniques, many of which she posts on her blog.

STITCHES South 2014 Classes
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Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
6203 Intermediate Brioche Rosetta Stone Knit-below stitches, brioche stitches, Shaker knitting, and Estonian patent stitches are kissing cousins. Students will learn methods for producing these stitches, as well as original techniques to make these stitches easier to work.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3110 Easy Waste Not: Shawls If you stash or spin, then sometimes what you have is all there is. In this class, we will look at how to knit shawls without running out of yarn. We’ll consider the pros and cons of top-down and bottom-up construction as well as basic shaping. We will look at constructions that allow you to knit until you run out of yarn or swatch so that you know your limits. Students will learn garter tab beginning, Trivia cast-on, where to increase to produce various shapes, various double increases, the pros and cons of various shapes, and how to swatch with a scale for yarn management and project planning.

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