Astoria StitchFest 2014

Do you love knitting and/or crocheting? Do you love the Oregon Coast? Here’s a winning combo for you: Astoria StitchFest. This is a brand new event October 10-12 in Astoria, Oregon. I’ll be teaching there, along with Sivia Harding, Mary Scott Huff, and Laurinda Reddig.

I’m teaching Cast On/Bind Off, Blocking, Entrelac, and a new class, Slip Stitch Designing. I’m especially stoked about sharing the magic of slip stitch knitting, which results in colorful patterning, but only one color is worked per row. Here’s an example of a slip stitch cowl I designed.

starwood detail

I hope you’ll come join us in Astoria this fall. More details about the classes, the StitchFeast dinner on Friday, and places to stay in Astoria are on the website.

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5 responses to “Astoria StitchFest 2014

  1. If I were in driving distance, I would totally go!

  2. Leslie A. Gordon

    What a beautiful cowl!

  3. Great cowl! That would be really neat with one of the colors variegated. :)

    • The piece I’m working on now has one variegated and one semi-solid. It has been an interesting journey trying to find the right combo that says lively, but not clown barf!

      The cowl in the picture actually has three colors going on. I’d start with two in class…

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