The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival

OCTOBER 19th and 20th, 2013
Saturday 9AM-5PM Sunday 10AM-5PM


Conquering All Forms of Kitchener Stitch - Sunday

Sunday, October 20, 2013

9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Instructor: Ann Budd

Class Fee: $100.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 18

14 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

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Description

Meet Kitchener stitch head on and overcome your fear, whether it used on stockinette stitch, reverse stockinette stitch, garter stitch, or ribbing. Through working samples and learning tips, you’ll laugh in the face of this too-often dreaded grafting stitch.
INTERMEDIATE KNITTING SKILLS REQUIRED.
HOMEWORK REQUIRED

Materials Information

Materials: Yarn used for homework swatches and appropriate knitting needles (double-pointed needles preferred); tapestry needle.
Homework
Knit nine swatches: two in stockinette stitch, two in garter stitch (ending one with a right-side row and the other with a wrong-side row), three in k1, p1 ribbing (beginning with k1); two in k2, p2 ribbing (beginning with k2). Each swatch should contain 12 stitches and measure about 2” long. Cut yarn, leaving a 24” tail. Place each swatch on a separate holder.

Workshop Instructor

I learned to knit in 1968 and never stopped. My first knitting design—a slipper-sock pattern—was published in the premier issue of Interweave Knit...read more