Trendsetter Group owner/designer Barry Klein has been knitting for 40 years. He started by working in his family's knitting store, where all patterns were designed for the knitter's body. For the past 25 years he has worked as an industry teacher, doing knitting classes all over the world.
Barry has designed knitwear for magazines, television shows, ice skaters, and movie stars; authored 5 knitting books; and worked as a spokesman on Knitting Daily and other television knitting shows. He loves to share his love of yarn and everything that can be done with it. Barry has been voted one of the Top 10 Men who Knit/Design throughout history.
Learn why 'Let the yarn do the work' is Barry's favorite motto.
For more about Barry, go to trendsetteryarns.com
STITCHES Midwest 2017 Market Session Classes
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Saturday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TT46 Easy My New Miter
Normally miters begin with a cast-on. Barry jazzes it up by picking-up into the border of a special yarn. The result is a fun edge treatment that completely eliminates any problem of too-tight cast-ons. Learn how to use this exciting trim yarn, work decreases that create a visual element that flows from miter to miter, and emphasize the diamond shapes with easy color changes.
Materials Fee: $5 for an assortment of yarns.
Supplies: Straight or circular needles in US 7, 8, 9 and 10.
Sponsored by Trendsetter Group and Great Yarns
Saturday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm SOLD OUT
TT47 Easy No-wrap Short Rows
Let's play with short rows! Weâ€™ll work them simply, without wraps. Then we'll talk about why it works and when to use them. See how effective they can be when you use the right yarns! This class is perfect for beginners and knitters who just want to have fun.