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Robyn Chachula
Robyn Chachula is the author of Modern Vintage Crochet, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, Unexpected Afghans, and Crochet Stitches Visual Encyclopedia. Her work has been featured in Interweave Crochet, Crochet!, Love of Crochet, Vogue Crochet and more. She was one of the crochet experts on the PBS show Knit and Crochet Now! She teaches crochet online at both AnniesCataog.com and Interweave.com. All her crochet inspiration comes from her little "office assistants" while out and about in Pittsburgh, PA. Stop by crochetbyfaye.com to see what she has cooked up recently.

STITCHES Salt Lake 2019 Classes
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Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1350 Easy Crochet Your First Top-down Sweater Crochet a top-down sweater for ease of fit and almost instant gratification in the stitching.

While working on a doll sweater we will walk through everything necessary:
* picking the best yarn
* the best stitches for the job
* how to shape the neck
* how to shape the yoke of the sweater
* increasing in crochet
* how to separate for the body and sleeves
* and on through the finishing.

By the end of class you will be half-way through your doll sweater and equipped to make the perfect sweater for yourself.

Note: Students must know chain, single crochet, and double crochet.
Thursday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1347 Intermediate Next Steps in Tunisian Crochet Once you've mastered the basics of Tunisian Crochet, what's next?

Dive into more complex stitches such as twisted stitches, increase and decrease stitches, and spike stitches.

Note: This class is for the intermediate level student; you must know how to chain, single crochet, and work Tunisian simple stitch.
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1353 Easy Tunisian Crochet Lace Tunisian crochet is often confused as either knit or crochet, but its unique construction can often mimic woven fabric.

In class we will refresh ourselves on the basic Tunisian stitches, then dive into working it as lace. We will use 3 different techniques and break them down to see how rewarding the process can be as we explore:
* extended stitches
* yarn overs
* chain spaces
* combinations of all those.

Note: Students should be able to chain and work Tunisian Simple Stitch.
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1351 Intermediate Ultimate Color Crochet Do you love color and texture? Then this class is for you! We will be playing with the amazing techniques of interlocking crochet, overlay crochet, and mosaic crochet. That all sounds very fancy, but in simple terms we will be expanding our knowledge of crochet and playing with where we place stitches to achieve creative colorful patterns that have depth and dimension.

Note: This class is for the intermediate-level student, must know how to chain, single crochet, and double crochet.
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1355 Intermediate Unexpected Lace Crochet Tired of the same old crochet patterns? Ready for what's next?

Join Robyn and explore some unusual and exciting crochet stitches. We will play with foundation stitches, extended stitches, linked stitches, Solomon's knots, broomstick, Belgium lace, X stitches, P stitches and more!

Just bring your hook, yarn, and some basic knowledge of crochet (no matter how rusty) and we will have a ball exploring all the unexpected stitches.

Note: This is an intermediate level class, and students must know chain, single crochet, double crochet, and be able to read crochet directions.
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
1352 Easy Solomon's Knot Crochet Lace Fall in love with a beautiful vintage technique in crochet. Solomon's Knot Lace is amazingly easy to crochet once you master the basic stitches.

We will talk about tips for making the perfect loops, how to add beads for sparkle, and how to combine it ever so simply with classic crochet stitches.

If you've ever wondered what to do with that single skein of dramatic novelty yarn in your stash, this is the answer!

Note: Students should be able to chain and single crochet.