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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.
Beth Brown-Reinsel has been passionately teaching historic knitting workshops nationally, as well as internationally, for over 25 years. Her book Knitting Ganseys has been deemed a classic. She has made three DVDs: Knitting Ganseys with Beth Brown-Reinsel, Color Stranded Knitting Techniques, and Sanquhar Gloves with Beth Brown-Reinsel. Her articles and designs have appeared in all the major US magazines, as well as The Knitter, a magazine of the UK. She continues to design for her own pattern line Knitting Traditions.
She lives in Vermont and loves winter!
For more about Beth, go to www.KnittingTraditions.com.
STITCHES South 2016 Classes
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Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4070 Intermediate Norwegian Mittens
Learn Norwegian mitten construction by knitting one of a pair of mittens in two colors on double-pointed needles. Topics to be covered include striped ribbing, the Norwegian thumb gusset, seam stitches, pointed tip, and different patterning on the front and back of the mitten. In addition, yarn dominance and different styles of knitting will be covered in class.
Note: Must be proficient with double-pointed needles, two circulars or Magic Loop.
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5050 Intermediate Twined Textured Fingerless Mitts
Learn and apply the Swedish techniques of Tvaandsstickning or twined knitting, by knitting a fingerless mitten using worsted weight yarn. The mitt is worked circularly on double-pointed needles and includes many techniques: the 'O' stitch, chain path, knit deep stitch, an asymmetrical thumb gusset, and traditional motifs.
Note: Must be proficient with double-pointed needles, Magic Loop or working with 2 circulars.
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
5074 Intermediate Knit a Traditional Gansey
Discover the history, construction techniques, and design details of the British Gansey â€” a
beautiful 19th century fisherman's garment. Make a mini-pullover while
learning the traditional techniques: Channel Island cast-on, split
welts, stitch patterns, underarm gussets, shoulder straps, and
Note: Must be proficient with double pointed needles or 2 circulars.