Be one of the first to preview the exciting stitch patterns featured in a new sweater book that's still at the printer. Experts who have seen the work of CGOA member Jane Snedden Peever are raving about the rich texture and delightful stitch patterns that she has developed. Her editor, Susan Huxley, will show you some of the sweaters that are in the book, and then walk you, stitch by stitch, through as many stitch patterns as possible. Cables, ribs, mock stockinette stitch, bobbles . . and so much more are yours for the stitching!
Count stitches in a row.
Make a square swatch without losing stitches at the edges.
Ability to make front and back post stitches.
Intermediate crochet skills
Susan Huxley is the author of Today's Crochet and Crocheted Sweaters, plus the editor of the newly released book Crocheted Aran Sweaters. She mastered the basics of crochet when she was five years old by making "the World's Longest Chain" during a cross-country car trip. Nurtured in a family of stitchers, she developed an appreciation for needle arts at an early age, and this passion inevitably merged with her publishing career.
For almost two decades, Susan has worked as an author, editor, reporter, and crochet garment designer. She has been the editor of a national Canadian magazine called "Crafts Plus" and a senior editor of sewing books at Rodale Inc. Susan is now the owner of a contract publishing business. Visit her Web site, www.sewntellstudio.com, to find out when she's speaking in your area and to learn new techniques, tips, and inspiration for crocheting, knitting, and garment sewing. A resident of Easton, Pennsylvania, Susan lives in a 200-year-old house with her husband, Bob Gerheart, and their two standard poodles.
This workshop will take place on Saturday, October 25th, 2003, at 11 a.m. It will be six hours with a half hour break for lunch. Cost will be $50 per NYCCG member and $65 for guests. All students will also receive a free copy of Crocheted Aran Sweaters. Register at the September and October meetings, or by mail to our PO Box. Seating is limited, so don’t wait to register!
Susan has said that she is willing to teach this workshop a second time (schedule to be determined) if there is interest, so be sure to let Barbara know if you would like to be on the waiting list for the October workshop or for a future one.