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Teaching at Knitty City – 4 saturdays in Oct-Nov

October 20, 2013

UNVEILING THE ANATOMY OF THE STITCH KNITTED SAMPLER: AN EXPLORATION OF COLOR, TEXTURE, FORM with LISA DAEHLIN at KNITTY CITY  Saturdays, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16; 1-3pm Unveiling the Anatomy of the Stitch Knitted Sampler: An Exploration of Color, Texture, Form with Lisa Daehlin at Knitty City

Saturdays, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16; 1-3pm
[ Sign up for any individual class or for any combination of classes: one, some, or all… the progression of classes is not linear ]

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 week focuses on a new technique.

1 _ Saturday, October 26th … 1-3:00pm
Colorwork (slip-stitch/mosaic knitting, striping, intarsia)

2 _ Saturday, November 2nd … 1-3:00pm
Texture (cables, bobbles, knit/purl combinations, etc.)

3 _ Saturday, November 9th … 1-3:00pm
Openwork (lace)

4 _ Saturday, November 16th  – DUE TO DEMAND, 2nd section added, 3:30-5:30pm Nov. 16th
Architectural elements (short-row shaping, picking up stitches, working in unexpected directions, 3-d work such as applied i-cord)

Your resulting swatches of fabric can serve as a sketchbook of ideas for future projects, or work them together into a showpiece of a shoulder bag or a quilt. The sky’s the limit!

PREREQUISITE: know know how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off.

SUPPLIES: worsted or dk weight yarn (1 ball each of 2 or 3 solid-colors, fairly smooth texture), knitting needles (size appropriate to your chosen yarn), darning needle, small crochet hook (size E or similar).

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. and

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

REGISTRATIONS: 212. PURL-TWO (212.787.5896)

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Deborah Grisorio permalink
    October 21, 2013 12:40 am

    These all sound wonderful. I will be working every weekend from now until Christmas as a Nespresso girl. So, I will catch up to your classes after the New Year hilarity. I am around some days during the week for tea/cocktails.

    Deborah Grisorio 212-246-0878 646-584-1535



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