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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.
Anne Berk was certified by TKGA as a Master Knitter in 2003. She has designed for many yarn companies andÂ has written patterns and articles for publications including Piecework, Sockupied, ColorKnit, and Twist Collective.Â Her DVDs, Inside Intarsia and Intarsia InDepth, are produced by Interweave.
Anne has taught classes nationally on subjects ranging from argyle socks to zipper insertion.Â Next Steps in IntarsiaÂ is her Craftsy class.Â Annetarsia KnitsÂ is a reference book for working intarsia flat or in the round, in stockinette or garter stitch.Â
And all of this is after-hours! Anne is an optometrist in Portland, OR.
For more about Anne, go to annetarsia.com
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.
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 is required! Learn ways to manage multiple yarns, to read colorwork charts, and to deal efficiently with the ends. You'll develop confidence as you link the yarns between sections and create a flat, single layer of stockinette where YOU control the color. You won't believe how easily you will knit motifs and produce professional results.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm SOLD OUT
1042 Easy Annetarsia: Intarsia in the Round
Yes, you can knit intarsia in the roundâ€”with no seam! This can be the answer for working a motif on knit socks or hats. Learn techniques to manage yarns, bury ends, and read charts when working non-stranded color work in the round. We will practice with a simple motif. You will be amazed at how quickly and easily you will produce professional results.
Note: Some experience with traditional intarsia and working from color charts will be helpful but is not required.
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.