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Monday, December 20, 2010

Upcoming Classes at Westport Yarns

Here are the class descriptions and details for my upcoming classes at Westport Yarns. I'm really excited about what we have scheduled.

Tunisian Entrelac ScarfEntrelac is technique used to create a textured diamond pattern. The final product looks like woven strips of fabric however the actual work is completed by working interconnected squares with one or more colors of yarn.

In this class you will learn how to apply the technique of Tunisian Entrelac to make a wicked cool scarf.

Advanced Beginner, knowledge of basic Tunisian stitches is required. Interested students who have not worked Tunisian crochet can take a tutoring session prior to the class to learn the basic Tunisian stitches.

3 Classes: Wednesdays, January 12, 26, and February 9

6:30 - 8:30** pm

**First class 6:00 - 9:00



Great Adirondack Zephyr Shawl

Great Adirondack creates richly colored yarns in a variety of textures. In this class you will learn how to work up this stunning shawl where you’ll learn a provisional cast on, how to combine 2 completely different yarn textures/ stitch patterns, and a lace bind off.

Adventurous Advanced Beginner/Intermediate.

**For a limited time the shawl kits are available at Westport Yarns in different colors and fibers.

3 Classes: Thursdays, January 13, 27, and February 10

6:30 - 8:30 pm



Brambles Beret

Berets are everywhere you look. This pattern is currently in the top 10 on Ravelry! Learn cables, shaping, and reading charts while knitting this versatile beret. According to the designer, “By knitting more or fewer of the pattern rows and through the magic of blocking, the hat can be imagined as a snug beanie, a light slouch or a giant tam.”

Adventurous Advanced Beginner/Intermediate.

3 Classes: Mondays, January 17, 24, and 31

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm



Introduction to Knitted Entrelac

Entrelac is a technique used to create a textured diamond pattern. You will learn how to use this mystifying technique to create a visually appealing scarf. The technique uses short rows that create blocks of rectangles that build on each other in alternating directions. Additionally you will learn how to knit backwards as an alternative to turning your work. Intermediate

3 Classes: Sundays, January 23, 30, and February 13

10:00 am - 12:00 pm**

**first class 9:30 am - 12:00 pm



Crocheted Fingerless Gloves

Learn how to work a foundation double crochet, a crocheted ribbing, and gusset while making a stylish pair of fingerless gloves. In this class you will also learn how to resize this glove to fit different hand sizes.

2 Classes: Mondays, February 7 and 14

6:30 - 8:30 pm


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