With cooler weather comes the opportunity to add unique hand-crafted accessories to your wardrobe. “Lace Wrap Knitting” taught be artist Emilee Kingsley, is a four-week lesson in creating a beautiful lace shawl by designer Rosemary Peek. Students will be guided weekly in the techniques for knitting a portion of the shawl to its completion. Lace is lovely, and also time communing. Students will need to work on their project in and outside of the classroom. A solid grasp of basic knitting including purl and cast off is required.
Classes are held on Thursdays, beginning on October 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 and run through November 8. Open to ages 18+. Class cost is $55 for members and $65 for non-members. Students need to bring a size 9 circular needle, minimum 32 inches, 900 yards of light fingering weight yarn 3-ply, stitch markers, counter and yarn needle. The deadline for registration is October 11.
Instructor Emilee Kingsley is a senior at Washington College studying Business Management. She was a Maryland Distinguished Scholar finalist in 2009 for both academic and artistic achievements. Her interest in the arts started very young and includes ceramics, basket weaving, crocheting, knitting, amine and nail art, among many others.
Classes are held at the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council’s Centre for the Arts, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville, MD 21617. Phone 410.758.2520 or download registration forms at www.arts4u.info
The Arts Council is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council and is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. We connect artists to audiences and the community to the arts. Visit us on the web www.arts4u.info.