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Jeffrey Wall
Jeffrey Wall is co-owner of Wall of Yarn, a LYS in Freeport, IL. Jeffrey and his husband also import and distribute Rauma yarns from Norway. He translates Rauma's knitting and crochet patterns from Norwegian into English. Jeffrey specializes in Scandinavian knitting and teaches classes throughout the Midwest.

For more about Jeffrey, go to theyarnguys.com.



STITCHES United 2018 Classes
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Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5386 Intermediate Intro to Twined Knitting Twined knitting is a traditional Scandinavian technique using two strands of yarn in either a single color or multiple colors. It is fun and it is easy. As you knit or purl, you twist (twine) the yarn with the strand last used, creating braids and crook stitches that pattern the fabric. Learn why a z-twist yarn is ideal for Twined Knitting. A note for hand spinners: Twined Knitting projects are great for you; spin a s-twist yarn and ply it with a z-twist.
Note: Should be comfortable knitting in the round. Experience in 2-color knitting is NOT required.
Materials fee: $20 for Hygge Tveband Sport, a z-twist yarn 50g in each of 2 colors and 10 g of a third color.
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Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
4119 Intermediate Selbu Mittens After a quick look at the history and construction of the Norwegian Selbu mittens, you'll learn the process as you knit a mini-mitten: Knitting a ribbed or lacy cuff, increasing for the thumb gusset, casting on new stitches after the thumb-hole opening, decreasing for the mitten tip, and picking up stitches to work the thumb. We'll also discuss color dominance and how to hold yarn when working with two colors per round.
Note: Students should be comfortable working with DPNs. Magic loop or the 2-circular method for knitting in the round are possible but not recommended for this class.



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