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Stacey Trock
Stacey has been bringing fun into the craft world with her successful designs and blog, FreshStitches, since 2008. She is the author of multiple books and the instructor of several Craftsy courses. Stacey firmly believes there is no 'right way' to knit, crochet, or craft and experiments with a variety of techniques to achieve her desired finished product. This philosophy spills over into her teaching style; she enthusiastically guides students in the way that works best for them...crafting should be fun, of course!

For more about Stacey, go to freshstitches.com.

STITCHES West 2016 Market Session Classes
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Friday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm     SOLD OUT
TT29 Basic How to Knit with Two Circulars Do you want to knit socks and hats, but double points are driving you batty? Knitting on 2 circular needles might be your answer! In one quick hour, you'll learn the basic technique for casting on and knitting with 2 circular needles. You'll never need double points, again!
Friday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm     SOLD OUT
XT5 No skills required Dye with Kool-Aid! Did you know that you can use regular ol' Kool-Aid to dye your yarn in beautiful colors? It's true! In just one hour, you'll learn how to use Kool-Aid to turn a skein of plain white yarn into a beautiful hand-dyed piece of art! Once you learn the basics, you'll never look at a skein of plain white yarn the same way again!
Saturday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm     SOLD OUT
XT10 No skills required Scraptastic Magic Ball Do you have a lot of little bits of leftover yarn and don't know what to do with them? Make a super-fun magic ball! By learning the Russian Join technique (a way of joining yarn without knots!), you'll turn all of your scraps into a beautiful ball of yarn, suitable for a variety of projects!
Materials: Your scraps (preferably the same weight), tapestry needle.
Saturday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
TT40 Easy Learn to Kitchener Stitch You've probably seen the Kitchener Stitch in your knitting pattern: it's a go-to technique for finishing the toe of a sock or the seam of a sweater. But, it can be a little daunting! In this class, you'll learn the steps for a successful Kitchener Stitch. And you'll never look back!
Materials: #4 (worsted-weight) yarn, appropriately sized circular needle (24" or longer), tapestry needle.