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June 21-23, 2013 at the Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL
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Classes By: Inna Voltchkova
Knitting

Class ID: 1180 - How to Knit Triangular Shawl the Russian way: The Old Russian Triangular Shawl

Teacher: Inna Voltchkova
Class Level: Advanced Beginner (limited exp
Class Type: Half Day
Class Date: Friday August 1st
Class Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Class Location: 3

Triangles can be knitted from almost any directions, with many choices for pattern. The back of the shawl is an ideal place for elaborate pattern to be displayed. Class is a part of theme “Triangular trilogy”, which highlights the unique design of Russian triangular shawls. Knitters will be introduced to Old Russian Style shawl: triangular shawl knitted from corner to corner; also design of this shawl will include few basic elements from the Orenburg Style lace knitting. Only knit, knit together and yarn over stitches will build this authentic shawl. This sample shawl will teach students all construction principles and techniques used in full-size shawl

Students Will Learn: cast on, bind off; design; lace chart reading; work with chart - all in preparation each student to knit their own triangular shawl.

Homework: None

Class Prerequisites(Students should know): knit, knit together, yarn over, slip the firs stitch of every row as if to purl with yarn in front (sl 1 pwise wyf)

Materials Fee: $5.00
   *Material fees are separate from class fees and paid to the instructor the day of the class.

Materials Fee Includes: Color copy of patterns

Students Should Bring: favorite needles (any style), sizes 1-3. Yarn for swatch – lace, fingering weight or sport. Light colored yarns work best. Do not bring multi-colored yarn as it will NOT show the full effect of the pattern and will make it difficult to see. Stitch markers; pencils w/erasers; note-taking materials; pattern reading equipment the student usually uses i.e. magnifying bar or glasses, etc; row counter.

Teacher Will Supply: samples of shawl

Minimum Age: Not specified
Maximum Class Size: 20
Class Fee: $75.00


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Class ID: 1197 - The Orenburg Lace Tradition: Basic Elements sample Lace Cowl Scarf

Teacher: Inna Voltchkova
Class Level: Advanced Beginner (limited exp
Class Type: Half Day
Class Date: Friday August 1st
Class Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Class Location: 3

There are ten basic elements that form the heart of Orenburg's knitted lace tradition, exclusive combinations of these elements result in the unique pattern designs of Orenburg lace shawls. Right combination and use of these elements in modern accessories create new interesting images with bright ethic character. In this class we are going to use �mobius shape� idea: beautifully turning loop with no beginning and end, for sample lace cowl. Class design to introduce basic elements of Orenburg Lace, and combine them in to elegant motives for scarf, border teeth, unique cast on and bind offs, and grafting method.

Students Will Learn: the Orenburg Lace basic elements and there combination; cast on, bind off; border teeth; grafting method; lace chart reading; work with chart - all in preparation each student to knit their own lace cowl scarf.

Homework: For grafting method: knit two swatches using sport or DK yarn: 20 sts wide by 10 rows high, do not bind off (BO).

Class Prerequisites(Students should know): knit, knit together, yarn over,bind off, slip the firs stitch of every row as if to purl with yarn in front (sl 1 pwise wyf)

Materials Fee: $5.00
   *Material fees are separate from class fees and paid to the instructor the day of the class.

Materials Fee Includes: color copy of pattern

Students Should Bring: favorite needles (any style), sizes 1-3. Yarn for swatch � lace, fingering weight or sport. Light colored yarns work best. Do not bring multi-colored yarn as it will NOT show the full effect of the pattern and will make it difficult to see. Stitch markers; pencils w/erasers; note-taking materials; pattern reading equipment the student usually uses i.e. magnifying bar or glasses, etc; row counter.

Teacher Will Supply: samples of scarf/cowl

Minimum Age: Not specified
Maximum Class Size: 20
Class Fee: $75.00


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