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NFlace: Getting Your Lace On



If you are a beginning lace knitter or someone who is daunted by lace knitting, then this class is for you. In this class you will make a lovely lace shawlette using the Ashton Shawlette pattern. The pattern is a free Ravelry download  (click here).  Your project can easily be modified to a smaller scarf or expanded into a full size shawl.

You will learn:
- how to customize lace charts to make them easy to read
- how to ensure your stitch count is consistent and correct
- how to customize your shawlette size 
- how to block and finish a lace project
- how to add beads to a lace pattern (using beads is knitter’s choice)

Materials:
-  ~420 yards of fingering or lace weight yarn.  (Take a look at some of the lovely, locally dyed, skeins on the front table at The Hook and Needle Nook.)
-    32” US03 needles if using lace wt.  Or 32” US05 needles if using fingering wt.
-  stitch markers
-  Optional:  If adding beads, you will need either 8/0 or 6/0 beads and a steel crochet hook.  
-  Please print and bring the Ashton pattern with you to class.

The yarn and the needles can be purchased at The Hook & Needle Nook, LLC.  (Yarns) (Needles)
Skill Level:
intermediate
Skill Details:
Must know how to knit, purl, yarn over, slip slip knit, knit two together.
Requirements:
Please bring fingering or lace weight yarn, a printed copy of the Ashton Shawlette pattern, and circular needles for fingering or lace weight yarn.
Instructor Name:
Nancy Fowle
Instructor Bio:
Born and raised in Spokane, Nancy's grandmother taught her how to knit when she was 10 years old. She hasn't stopped since. After college Nancy moved away to pursue a career in high tech. When she found that retirement wasn't her thing, she became a co-owner of a local yarn shop in a small California mountain town. There she taught a wide variety of classes, including beginning knitting, socks, beaded lace, advanced techniques and fixing mistakes. Moving back to Spokane recently, Nancy has resumed her love of teaching and all things fiber at The Hook and Needle Nook.

NFlace: Getting Your Lace On

Cost:
$ 75.00
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  • The Hook and Needle Nook, LLC
  • 1508 North Monroe St
  • Spokane, WA 99208
(509) 368 - 9527
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