xx-Sold Out-xx K07 Mitered Entrelac Shawl with Laura Barker

Thursday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Fairgrounds – Bingo Hall

Mitered entrelac is an exciting new technique that takes two or more tiers of entrelac around corners as seen in Laura’s book, “Mitered Entrelac, Knitting Entrelac Around the Corner.” The precise matching at the corners is reminiscent of mitered frames. Learn to turn a corner, begin a triangle shawl, learn the “double half stitch pickup” method of picking up stitches for tiny and gap-free transitions between blocks, and everything else you need to finish this reversible and versatile accessory. Skill level: Intermediate. Maximum number of students: 15. Students should bring: Three colors of worsted weight yarn (15 yards per color for class, 100 grams of each for a complete shawl); and 40-48” US #8 (5mm) circular needle. Homework: None.

Class Code: K07. Class Fee: $55. Materials Fee: None.

Laura Barker is a life-long knitter and former engineer and math teacher. She enjoys combining all the best of her experience in her favorite career, knitting design and education. Her designs feature innovative construction with clear instruction. She is the author of Mitered Entrelac, Knitting Entrelac Around the Corner, and has published patterns in Knitter’s Magazine, Knitty, Knit Edge Magazine and on Ravelry. She was an instructor at a DC LYS and has taught for Stitches events and various retreats. Her work may also be found on Ravelry, Instagram and Facebook as Cathedral Knits. She was founding VP of the Capitol Hill Knitting Guild.

2020 Catalog Cover Artist

Presenting our 2020 catalog cover, featuring an original woodcut done just for us by Bobby Rosenstock of JustAJar Design Press.

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Attention please! We ended up with a small quantity of 2020 merchandise left over from our virtual festival order. This includes short sleeve t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags, sling bags, backpacks, posters, note cards and enamel pins. Sorry, no mugs, and not all sizes are available in the shirts and sweatshirts.

You can view these items at www.sheepman.com/product-category/maryland-sheep-wool-festival-online/, but because of the limited quantities you CANNOT ORDER THEM ONLINE. All items will be sold by telephone order ONLY on a first come, first served basis. Orders will be accepted by Sheepman Supply at 301-662-4197 Monday-Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. I repeat, orders will be accepted by TELEPHONE ONLY at 301-662-4197 Monday-Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

This may be your last chance to get 2020 Festival merchandise!
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