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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 with basic garment shaping.
Advanced You should have made several garments in various stitch patterns and should be comfortable making minor changes to patterns. Advanced is fun and challenging for thinking knitters.
Deborah Newton celebrates over 30-years since the sale of her first sweater design. Her designs have appeared in all the major craft magazines and yarn company publications, along with her articles about various aspects of designing. Her first book Designing Knitwear, in print since 1990, helps knitters develop a process for becoming a designer. In her latest, Finishing School, she shares her expertise on â€”â€‰and love of!â€‰â€”â€‰putting sweaters together. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, where she also works at her familyâ€™s business, Maps For The Classroom.
STITCHES East 2014 Classes
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Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3088 Easy Swatching for Success
Share time with Deborah Newton exploring the huge part swatches play in her design process. Deborahâ€™s swatches are not just for checking gauge; they tell the story of the sweater that is to come. Learn how to swatch in a way that will inspire and improve your own designs. Deborah will bring dozens of swatches from her collection to study. There will be time for some hands-on work as well.