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January at Knitty City – Texture and Tunisian Lace

January 9, 2014

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Unveiling the Anatomy of the Stitch
with Lisa Daehlin at Knitty City
Saturdays, January 11th and 25th ; 1:00-3:00pm
Knitted Sampler: An Exploration of Color, Texture, Form
The technique of knitting allows for so many variations. Join us on an exploration of those variations as we dine on this banquet of different techniques. Each class focuses on a new technique.

Saturday, January 11th… 1:00-3:00pm … $40.
Texture (cables, bobbles, knit/purl combinations, etc.)
PREREQUISITE: know know how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off.
SUPPLIES: worsted or dk weight yarn (1 ball of solid-color, fairly smooth texture), knitting needles (size appropriate to your chosen yarn), darning needle, small crochet hook (size E or similar), moveable stitch markers.

Saturday, January 25th … 1:00-3:00pm… $40.
Tunisian Lace Crochet (simple/knit/purl sts, yarn-over increases, decreases)
PREREQUISITE: Know how to make a chain and single crochet.
SUPPLIES: Double-ended Tunisian (afghan) crochet hook (large size I, or J), worsted or dk weight yarn (1 ball of solid-color, fairly smooth texture).

INSTRUCTOR:  Lisa Daehlin is a knitting designer and opera chanteuse. She teaches in venues including the Studio Arts Workshop at Newark Museum, PS122 Gallery, Harlem Knitting Circle, Vogue Knitting Live, and the American Folk Art Museum in New York. A continuing education faculty member at The Cooper Union for seven years, she has the honor of having been the first teacher of knitting and crochet courses at this historic institution. A sought-after designer of knitted and crocheted fabrics and objects, she free-lances for the fashion industry and retail design. Her designs can be seen walking the streets of Manhattan, gracing the pages of Interweave Knits, Knit.1, Knit Simple and Vogue Knitting magazines as well as featured in Lace Style, Bag Style and The New Tunisian Crochet books published by Interweave Press, and Vogue Knitting: Ultimate Hat Book and Vogue Knitting: Shawls and Wraps by Sixth and Spring Books. http://www.delisa.us/ and http://lisadaehlin.wordpress.com/

 LOCATION: Knitty City – 208 W. 79th St. (Broadway/Amsterdam) Upper West Side of NYC

REGISTRATIONS: 212. PURL-TWO (212.787.5896) http://www.knittycity.com/

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  1. Judi Anderson Seal permalink
    January 11, 2014 10:48 pm

    I sure wish I was back in the city to take your classes! Judi

    • January 12, 2014 12:35 am

      Judi:
      Great to hear from you! Let me remind you of what an inspiration you have always been for me in the land of knitting :-)
      I hope all is well with you.
      The class at Knitty City today was a good one. I enjoy it so much when the class discusses the nature of fabric (on a micro-scale at the stitch level, as well as on larger scale of when it turns into a garment).
      Be well and stay in touch!
      Lisa

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