Participants will have an opportunity to explore a different knitting technique in each session. Techniques included are one row patterns, mosaic knitting, mitred squares, entrelac, cables and knitting with beads. There will be an introduction to the technique, an opportunity to practice the technique, a discussion of how to use the technique in a project and possible patterns to use. Materials fee: $3 for the bead knitting kit. See the full list of materials needed at olliasheville.com/courses. Prerequisite: Participants need to be able to knit and purl, cast on and cast off and read knitting patterns.
Gay Lambirth (firstname.lastname@example.org) taught herself to knit from an article in Seventeen Magazine and enjoys knitting of all varieties. She is a retired educator and has taught knitting at Knitting Guild meetings and children’s groups and she consults with knitters who need help.