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Classes By: Inna Voltchkova
Knitting

Class ID: 1122 - How to Knit Gossamer Triangular Shawl the Orenburg Way

Teacher: Inna Voltchkova
Class Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Type: All Day
Class Date: Saturday June 22nd
Class Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Class Location: 11

This class is designed to provide knitting with an extensive overview of Russian style lace design. Knitters will be introduced to Classic Gossamer shawl - from pattern - to border -to cornering techniques. Unique cast on and bind offs, corners shaping using a modified short rows method, a grafting technique will provide the necessary tools to achieving lace knitting skill.

Students Will Learn: This sample shawl will teach students all construction principles and techniques used in full-size gossamer: cast on, bind off; border teeth;grafting method; lace chart reading; work with chart - all in preparation each student to knit their own triangular shawl.

Homework: Bring to class a completed two garter stitch swatches in different colors, to be worked as follows: for first swatch CO 20 sts, knit 20 rows and for second swatch CO 7sts, knit 60 rows (Slip edge stitches purlwise with yarn in front, knit all stitches, BO loosely). Must have homework!

Class Prerequisites(Students should know): basic knitting techniques: casting on, knit, increases and decreases, bind off, slip the first stitch,short rows

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 lace pattern and charts of triangular shawl and border theeth

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 shawl examples

Minimum Age:
Maximum Class Size: 20
Class Fee: $140.00


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Class ID: 1123 - The Orenburg Tradition: Basic Elements Sample Lace Scarf

Teacher: Inna Voltchkova
Class Level: Advanced Beginner
Class Type: All Day
Class Date: Friday June 21st
Class Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Class Location: 11

Diagonals, peas, strawberry, large strawberry, etc.… these the 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 . Class design to introduce basic elements, and combine them in to elegant snowflakes 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 scarf.

Homework: Bring to class a completed two garter stitch swatches in different colors, to be worked as follows: for first swatch CO 20 sts, knit 20 rows and for second swatch CO 7sts, knit 40 rows (Slip edge stitches purlwise with yarn in front, knit all stitches, leave on needles - do not BO). Must have homework!

Class Prerequisites(Students should know): basic knitting techniques: casting on, knit, increases and decreases, bind off, slip the first stitch.

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 lace pattern and charts of basic elements

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 scarf examples

Minimum Age:
Maximum Class Size: 20
Class Fee: $140.00


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