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Make a Cowl in a Day – Tunisian Crochet at Knitty City, Sun Nov 24th

November 17, 2013

Lisa Daehlin teaching how to make a cowl in Tunisian Crochet at Knitty City, NYC; Sunday, 24Nov2013 Lisa Daehlin teaching how to make a cowl in Tunisian Crochet at Knitty City, NYC; Sunday, 24Nov2013 POSTER


Unveiling the Anatomy of the Stitch

tunisian crochet – learn the technique and make a cowl [ it’s easy, it’s fun! ]

with Lisa Daehlin at Knitty City

Sunday, November 24th, 1-3pm

The technique of Tunisian Crochet is a hybrid of knitting & crochet, resulting in a fabric with a woven quality in its most traditional version and a lace-like quality when using openwork techniques.  In this 3-hour workshop, learn how to make the basic Tunisian Crochet stitches (simple/knit/purl), increases/decreases, work in the round for making your very own cowl (or several for holiday gift-giving).  PREREQUISITE: Know how to make a chain and single crochet.  SUPPLIES: Double-ended Tunisian (afghan) crochet hook (large size I, or J), two balls of dk or worsted weight yarn (different colors).

INSTRUCTOR:  Lisa Daehlin is a knitting designer & 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.

LOCATION: Knitty City – 208 W. 79th St. (Broadway/Amsterdam) Upper West Side of NYC
REGISTRATIONS: 212. PURL-TWO (212.787.5896)

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