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Certain skills OR additional fees required for this class
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NO SKILLS REQUIRED Absolutely no experience necessary. Valuable for all levels of the craft.
EASY Participants with basic skills.
INTERMEDIATE Participants have solid basic skills.
ADVANCED Participants have solid skills and experience in the craft, ready to explore or refine.
STITCHES West 2020 Market Session Classes
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Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am
CR14 Intermediate Morph a Knit Pattern to Crochet
Learn how to convert a basic knit pattern into crochet. The technique will include how to covert a stockinette stitch pattern into crochet. Once the basic technique is learned, you will be able to use many yarn textures, stitch patterns, and colors to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Why should knitters have all the fun creating masterpieces?
If you crochet only, please familiarize yourself with the basic knitting terminology and abbreviations. (Ex: k=knit, p=purl, k2tog=knit two stitches together, p2tog=purl two stitches together, BO=bind off, CO=cast on, etc).
Saturday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
CR16 Intermediate Patchwork Pizzazz in Crochet
Learn to crochet a "magic square" and achieve the look of patchwork without sewing the squares together. The "magic square" is the starting point for your sweater or other projects. The size of the "magic square" will determine the required number of squares for your project. Each additional square is joined to a previous square with the use of foundation chains and/or slip stitches.
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
CR15 Intermediate Entrelac Crochet: the Basics
Entrelac is technique known to knitters which produces a fabric with the look of basketweave or interwoven strips. This technique is a great stash buster. The entrelac stitch in crochet is normally worked using the Tunisian stitch aka: the afghan stitch. Guess what!! Crocheters can now achieve the entrelac look using the single crochet stitch.
Sunday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
FF2 Intermediate Clever I-cord Uses
I-Cords has so many uses for knitters as appliques, around borders and edges, buttonholes, to name a few. A twisted or knotted I-Cord can make a perfect matched button or frog closures when you canâ€™t find the right color button to match your yarn. Learn how to make the basic I-Cord; how to attach to knit fabric in order to create wonderful borders; to knit the I-Cord along the garment edge; and how to use the I-Cord as buttonholes. The possibilities are endless.
Must know how to knit with double-pointed knitting needles.