Beth Brown-Reinsel

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Traditional Gansey Techniques

Traditional Gansey Techniques

With Beth Brown-Reinsel Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm & Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm Ganseys were worn by fishermen in the UK in the 19th century. Knit a sampler gansey to learn how to construct a full-size sweater, incorporating classic gansey methods, such as the Channel Island Cast-on, underarm gussets, and more!
Fair Isle Tams

Fair Isle Tams

Beth Brown-Reinsel Mar 4, 2:00-5:00pm & Mar 5, 2:00-5:00pm Knit a toddler's tam to practice stranding in two colors while learning the steps needed to create a Fair Isle tam. Learn about the different ways tams are charted and constructed, from the increase round, to the peerie patterns, and the wheel charts. Learn to strand and weave your yarns in the back!
Swedish Twined Knit Mitts

Swedish Twined Knit Mitts

With Beth Brown-Reinsel Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm As you make fingerless mitts in this class, you will learn the basics of Swedish Twined knitting, including increases and pattern motifs, while creating needed muscle memory to continue this technique outside of class.

About Beth Brown-Reinsel

Beth Brown-Reinsel is passionate about traditional knitted garments and the techniques used to make them. She has taught workshops nationally, as well as internationally, for over 25 years. Her classes use tiny sampler sweater projects to teach technique within garment context. Beth’s book Knitting Ganseys is a classic, and she has three DVDs: Knitting Ganseys with Beth Brown-Reinsel, Color Stranded Knitting Techniques, and Sanquhar. She continues to design for Knitting Traditions, her own pattern line, and loves to prowl the storage sections of museums around the world to look for inspiration. Beth’s articles and designs have appeared in Threads, Cast On, Interweave Knits, Knitting Traditions, Piecework, Shuttle, Spindle and Dye Pot, Vogue Knitting, and Knitter's magazines. She lives in Vermont and loves New England winters! For more, go to www.knittingtraditions.com.

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