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workshop at Knitty City – Tunisian Crochet

September 6, 2012

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Unveiling the Anatomy of the Stitch

Knitty City Yarn Shop

Tunisian Crochet with Lisa Daehlin

Sunday, September 30, 2012; 1:00-4:00pm

The technique of Tunisian Crochet is a Hybrid of Crochet & Knitting, resulting in a fabric with a woven quality. Learn how to make the basic Tunisian Crochet stitches (simple/knit/purl), and expand those skills to incorporate the use of two colors and to create a variation in lace.   Materials: crochet hook (size h, i or j), 2 small balls of dk or worsted weight yarn (different colors).  Prerequisite: Know how to make a chain and a single crochet.

Instructor:  Lisa Daehlin is a knitting designer and opera chanteuse. A continuing education faculty member at The Cooper Union for seven years, she has the distinction of having been the first teacher of knitting and crochet courses at this historic institution. She teaches in venues including the Studio Arts Workshop at Newark Museum, PS122 Gallery, and the American Folk Art Museum. 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, on the pages of Interweave Knits, Knit.1, Knit Simple and Vogue Knitting magazines as well as featured in the Lace Style and Bag Style books published by Interweave Press and in the upcoming books The New Tunisian Crochet and Vogue Knitting Ultimate Hat Bookhttp://www.delisa.us/  and  https://lisadaehlin.wordpress.com

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

INSTRUCTOR:  http://www.delisa.us/ & https://lisadaehlin.wordpress.com/

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

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