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Traditional Beginnings, a Historic Cast-On Class

Instructor: Beth Brown-Reinsel       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: All      

Description ~ Traditional Beginnings, a Historic Cast-On Class

Learn eight of the most beautiful, and practical, cast-ons in our knitting history.  In addition, a couple bind-offs will be covered as well for you to practice on as you bind off your swatches.


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Twined Fingerless Mitts

Instructor: Beth Brown-Reinsel       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Intermediate      

Description ~ Twined Fingerless Mitts

Learn the fascinating Swedish technique of Tvaandsstickning, or twined knitting by creating one of a pair of fingerless mitts. This technique spread to Norway and Denmark before the 20th century.


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Fair Isle Tams

Instructor: Beth Brown-Reinsel       Class Capacity: 22
Class Level: Intermediate      

Description ~ Fair Isle Tams

This Fair Isle class is for knitters who would like to venture into two-color knitting but haven't had the chance. A small tam comprised of ribbing, a border pattern area, and the wheel area will be knitted on double points or a circular needle, in four colors, although never more than two in a round. The class will end with a discussion of alternate ribbing treatments and designing a tam.


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Norwegian Mittens

Instructor: Beth Brown-Reinsel       Class Capacity: 25
Class Level: Intermediate      

Description ~ Norwegian Mittens

Learn the special details of Norwegian mitten construction by knitting a mitten in two colors, circularly on double pointed needles. Work a striped ribbing without the odd color bumps that usually show in ribbing, create seam stitches, the classic Norwegian thumb gusset, work different patterning for the front and palm, and the pointed tip shaping at the end of the mitten. Designing will be discussed.


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