Classes at Knitty City – Tunisian, Broomstick and Hairpin Lace Crochet
Crochet in May at Knitty City – Tunisian Crochet, Hairpin Lace & Broomstick Lace Crochet
Saturday, May 8th – Hairpin Lace & Broomstick Lace Crochet
Saturday, May 15th – Tunisian (afghan) Crochet
Instructor: LISA DAEHLIN is a KNITTING DESIGNER and OPERA SINGER. A continuing education faculty member at Cooper Union, her designs can be seen walking the streets of Manhattan, on the pages of Interweave Knits, Knit 1 and Vogue Knitting Magazines as well as featured in Lace Style and Bag Style published by Interweave Press.
Unveiling the Anatomy of the Stitch: Hairpin Lace & Broomstick Lace Crochet
with Lisa Daehlin
Saturday, May 8th, 2010; 2-5pm; $60.00 – Knitty City 208 W 79th St, NYC
HAIRPIN LACE and BROOMSTICK LACE CROCHET are examples of taking tools made for common everyday tasks and reinterpreting their use to create lovely fabric. The harmony of these closely-related techniques easily flow into each other in how they are made as well as when used together in design. PREREQ: know how to make a chain and single crochet stitch. SUPPLIES: hairpin lace loom, size 35 or 50 knitting needle, crochet hook (size G or similar) and one ball of worsted weight yarn (light colored and non-fuzzy).
Unveiling the Anatomy of the Stitch: Tunisian (afghan) Crochet
with Lisa Daehlin
Saturday, May 15th, 2010; 2-5pm; $60.00 – Knitty City 208 W 79th St, NYC
THE TECHNIQUE OF TUNISIAN CROCHET is a blending of knitting and crochet, resulting in a fabric with a woven quality. Learn the skills to create circular and rectangular pieces, practice various Tunisian Crochet stitches (knit/purl/netting/lace), experiment with different ways of incorporating color (intarsia/striping) to make this lovely fabric. Prerequisite: know how to make a chain and single crochet stitch. Supplies: double-ended Tunisian crochet hook (suggested size J or similar), two colors of DK weight yarn, (optional) single-ended hook (suggested size J or similar).
REGISTER: CALL KNITTY CITY 212.787.5896 (212.purl.two)