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Questions? Contact: Lisa Bertoldi, bertoldi@crocker.com 
51 Conway Rd, Williamsburg, MA 01096

General Info:
Kids Workshops
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Please be sure to register for all workshops prior to their start times.
The Registration Booth is located at the front of the Exhibit Hall.
Children’s Workshops are open to all participants during the length of the workshop.
All adult workshops begin promptly when scheduled. - Adult workshops are for ages 15 and older.
Children’s workshops require each child under 8 to have an adult helper at all times.


Date/Time/Location Presenter Class Title Price

10:00 am to 5:00 pm


Beth Brown-Reinsel Workshop: LATVIAN FINGERLESS MITTS: A Study of Latvian Mitten Cuff Techniques $60
Some of the beautiful knitting methods of Latvia will be studied in this class. Knit one of a pair of fingerless mitts to learn the following techniques which can be applied to mitten cuffs, sock tops or sleeves: a scalloped cuff, the herringbone braid and many subtle and beautiful variations of the half-braid. A choice of two-, three-, or four-color traditional motifs is incorporated in the main part of the mitt as well as the gussetless thumb and a picot edge at the end. Additional techniques to be discussed include yarn dominance, knitting with two yarns in the right hand, two yarns in the left hand, or a yarn in each hand, as well as knitting with three or four colors.  The handout has directions for a medium hand and a large hand. Pre-registration highly recommended, and starts March 1st, ends May 15th.  Checks made out to Mass. Sheep and Woolcraft Fair, in the amount of $60, and sent to Lisa Bertoldi, 51 Conway Road, Williamsburg MA 01096.  If a yarn kit is needed, please include that info and $34. Handouts are an additional $2.
Questions, please email bertoldi@crocker.com
Length: 6 hours Sat. May 26, 2018, from 10 a.m. sharp till 5, with one hour for lunch.
Level: Intermediate (must be proficient with dp needles, magic loop, or two circulars)
• One set of 3.5 mm double pointed needles. If you are proficient in the magic loop or working with two circs, bring the appropriate needles.
• Tapestry needle and st markers, sticky notes or magnetic board to aid in reading the text or chart.
• Five colors of sport weight yarn.  Two ounces of each color. A full yarn kit is available for an additional   $34.00, tax included.  Handout, additional $2.00.
Beth Brown-Reinsel has been passionately teaching historic knitting workshops nationally, as well as internationally, for over 25 years.  Her book Knitting Ganseys has been deemed a classic.  The 25 th anniversary edition will be released in July 2018. She has completed three DVDs: Knitting Ganseys with Beth Brown-Reinsel, Color Stranded Knitting Techniques, and Sanquhar Gloves and a Craftsy class on Swedish Twined Knitting. She loves to prowl the storage section of museums around the world to look at old knitted things for inspiration for her patterns and classes, which are well known for the tiny sampler sweater projects which teach technique within the context of a garment.  Her articles and designs have appeared in all the major magazines.  She continues to design for her own pattern line Knitting Traditions.  Beth's website, blog, and eNewsletter can be found at www.knittingtraditions.com.  She lives in Vermont, USA and loves winter!
Beth Brown-Reinsel  



10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Michelle Parrish
Demonstration: Demonstration of Natural Dyeing on Handspun Yarn  
Fiber artist Michelle Parrish will demonstrate the careful dyeing of handspun yarns  Location, the Pavilion.  With the generous support of Northeast Handspinners Guild.



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