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TKGA On Your Way to the Masters Day

TKGA On Your Way to the Masters Day
at the 2013 Summer Knit & Crochet Show in Indianapolis, IN

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2013 (lunch requires a separate ticket)

Member: $85 In Advance/$95 Onsite

Non-Member: $115 In Advance/$125 Onsite

Join us for coffee and a brief welcome followed by three breakout sessions. Attendees will rotate between the three groups,with Masters Committee members presenting the material. After lunch, participants will divide into groups. Those working on a particular level are encouraged to bring swatches, projects, etc. to review with Masters Committee members as well as worsted weight yarn and needles. The other groups will be presented with topics specific to a level of the program.

Supplies to bring: Swatches for review, needles, worsted weight yarn.

Homework: All levels: If you want to block a swatch along with the blocking demo you will need the following swatch: Using worsted weight yarn similar to the yarn you are using or plan to use for your swatches and appropriate needles, CO 20 sts. Work in stockinette stitch for 4". Bind off all stitches. Do not block. Levels 2 & 3: Review the following On Your Way to the Masters Articles: Designing Charts for Swatches - May-July 2012 - Hand Knitting Designing Charts for Swatches - Part Two - Aug-Oct 2012 issue Both articles can be accessed at the TKGA website in the Member's Features section.

Schedule:

8:00 am

Welcome and General Comments / Introductions

9:00

Notebook

Blocking

Gauge

10:00

Gauge

Notebook

Blocking

11:00

Blocking

Gauge

Notebook

12:00

Lunch

1:30 pm

Pattern writing with emphasis on stitch multiples and repeats

Levels 1&2

Intro to Program for pre-enrollees and Q&A

Level 3 swatch review

2:30

Generating Charts for Master Hand Knitting

Level 1 swatch review and duplicate stitch tail weave - to be applied to their L1 swatches

4:00

Designing in Level 3

Jogless Join and mid row color change for Level 1, swatch 16

Level 2 swatch review

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