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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.
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. Her published patterns include "Serpentine Short-Round Scarf" and "Tetra Stadium Blanket." She blogs her knitting experiments at jolieaelder.blogspot.com.
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. Weâ€™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.