The Fundamentals of Knitted Lace

October 4th-6 hours(9:00-noon/1:00-4:00)

Classroom Location: SOMOS Rm. B, 108 Civic Plaza Drive, Taos, NM 87571

The Fundamentals of Knitted Lace Workshop Description: This class is designed to provide knitters with an extensive overview of Russian-style lace knitting. Students will be introduced to the unique elements of lace knitting design: The ten basic elements that provide the very foundation of Russian lace knitting...mouseprint, cat's paw, honeycomb, etc.., will serve as your guide. A unique cast-on, superior shaping using a modified shortrows method, a grafting technique that will 'seam' almost magical in its simplicity and versatility, will provide the necessary tools to achieving lace knitting bliss. And, as always, a class with Galina will provide an unforgettable cultural experience. the following will also be covered: cast on, bind-off, edgings, turning corners and shaping

Skill Level: Beginner

Students should have basic knitting skills and be able to read charts.

Instructor Galina A. Khmeleva

$10 materials fee, includes: All yarns used for class and color charts

Students need to bring: favorite needles...sizes 0-3 - note-taking materials (pencils)

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