Hardanger embroidery is the ethnic thread count stitchery of Norway. This class is offered workshop-style with students working on a piece of their own choice or a class project for beginners. Stitches covered are klosterblocks, blanket stitch, double cable, eyelets, satin stitch stars, and open work (cutting, weaving, and lacing). Also, for intermediate/advanced students, variations of klosterblocks, complicated lacing designs (picots, woven flowers, etc.), and satin stitch star variations are presented.
This course is designed for the beginning knitter. Students learn to choose and interpret a pattern and select equipment and yarn. Basic knitting stitches and processes, perfection gauge, and finishing seams are also included.
Knitting & Crocheting
Beginning students learn equipment selection, basic knitting or crocheting stitches and processes, pattern interpretation, yarn study, perfecting gauge, and joining a seam. Advanced students work on projects of their choice. Class begins with basic instructions and review, then moves on to more complicated concepts and projects.
Knitting: All Levels
This course is for beginning as well as advanced knitters. Beginners learn to choose and interpret a pattern and select equipment and yarn. Basic knitting stitches and processes, perfection gauge, and finishing seams are also included. Advanced students work on projects of their choice. Individual help is provided. Projects may include hats, mittens, socks, sweaters, and shawls.
Knitting: Lace Intro
Participants will learn how to increase and decrease lace stitches, read a lace chart, learn different lace edgings, and use lace knitting 'tricks' to successfully complete one or more projects. Participants must know how to cast on, knit, purl & bind off.
Reuse and recycle fabric or pare down your fabric stash while making a unique rug that's decorative and functional. With individual assistance, participants learn quick and easy methods to make a rag rug with a half hitch stitch - no sewing required. Students provide their own supplies.