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Are you in the Lexington, KY area?  If so, you have three options to take a class with yours truly!


The MadMen Look: Knitting a Vintage Sweater
The Stitch Niche, off Nicholasville Rd.
Fall 2010


This several weeks long course will take you through this project from beginning to end.  Every few weeks we will meet to check progress, discuss upcoming steps, answer questions and provide inspiration.  If you have ever wanted to knit a vintage sweater, but were frightened off by the weird sizes and a miniscule gauge, this is the place to start!  This sweater is knit in Sport Weight yarn (not fingering!), and is simple but results in a distinctive style.  Contact The Stitch Niche for further information.

Knitting Basics
Lexington Public Library, E. Main St.
October 9th, 2010 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Basic knitting instruction for beginners.  Whether you've never seen a knitting needle, let alone picked one up, or you've forgotten all that your grandmother taught you, this class will teach students all they need to get knitting.  Students will learn the proper technique for the foundations of all knitting projects: casting on, binding off, knitting, purling, stockinette and garter stitches, plus some additional skills such as ribbing and shaping, if time allows. 


Crochet Basics
Lexington Public Library, E. Main St.
October 23rd, 2010 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Basic instruction for those new to crochet.  Students will learn the foundations of all crochet projects: chains, single- and double-crochet, plus basic joining.  Students will learn these foundational techniques while learning to make one of the classic crochet staples, the Granny Square, which can be used for a variety of projects.
 


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