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Anne Berk
Anne Berk was certified by TKGA as a Master Knitter in 2003. She has designed for many yarn companies, has written patterns and articles for many publications, including Piecework, Sockupied, ColorKnit and Twist Collective, and her DVDs on intarsia technique, Inside Intarsia and Intarsia InDepth, are published by Interweave.
Anne has taught classes nationally on subjects ranging from Argyle socks to zipper insertion into hand-knits. Anne is also a Craftsy instructor: Next Steps in Intarsia launched in May 2014. Her new book, Annetarsia Knits, is a reference book for learning to knit intarsia flat or in the round, in stockinette or garter stitch. The book includes workshops, a motif library, and 28 patterns for using the new techniques. Content is designed for knitters of all skill levels. 
Anne is an optometrist in private practice in Portland, OR.



STITCHES East 2014 Classes
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Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm     CANCELED
5227 Easy Yarn gauge: Control Your Yarn Supply You know how important stitch gauge is to manage the fit and size of a garment. But knowing your Yarn Gauge (how many inches you need per stitch) allows you to measure out the correct amount of yarn for your needs. In class you will learn how to do the easy swatch needed for measurement and calculation. You will measure out and knit an intarsia project with the correct amount of yarn for every color used.
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Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
1040 Easy Inside Annetarsia : A New Approach to Intarsia Knitting Expand your horizons to conquer non-stranded color knitting. No previous experience with intarsia required! Learn ways to manage multiple yarn supplies, read colorwork charts, and to deal efficiently with the ends. Confidently link the yarns between sections and make beautiful motifs and to create a flat, single layer of stockinette where YOU control the color. You won't believe how easily you will produce professional results.
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Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm     SOLD OUT
1042 Easy Annetarsia: Intarsia in the Round Knit intarsia in the round with no visible seam. Learn techniques to manage yarn supplies, bury ends, and read charts when working in the round with non-stranded colorwork. We will work with a simple motif, and you will be amazed at how quickly and easily you will produce professional results.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
5098 Intermediate Argyle Socks Argyle Socks are classic and have a timeless appeal—especially for men. They have a unique construction, because they are most efficiently knit flat using the intarsia technique, and then joined and knit in the round following the gussets. Mattress stitch is used to invisibly join the leg and the instep seams. This class will have samples, charts and instructions for all sizes, from baby socks to adult male, and will show how to modernize the Argyle using new yarns and fun color combinations. Learn to do intarsia, read a color chart, work duplicate stitch, invisible seaming, how to knit a gusset heel flat, ways to knit and close a toe, and how to weave in ends efficiently.



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