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Big Apple Knitters’ Guild

May 11, 2013 GENERAL MEETING

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General Meeting

Saturday May 11, 12:30 – 3:30 pm

Pearl Studios, 519 Eight Avenue, 12th floor, Studio C

Lisa Daehlin Guest Speaker Looking at Lace:

Outlining the Space in Between

Lisa’s presentation will be an examination of various types of knitted and crocheted lace, some crossing over and challenging those categories. Lisawillexplorehowthefabrics are made, keeping that careful balance between structure and drape, functionality and design.

Lisa Daehlin is a knitting designer and opera chanteuse. She teaches in venues including the Studio Arts Workshop at Newark Museum, PS122 Gallery and the American FolkArtMuseuminNewYork. Acontinuing education faculty member at The Cooper

Union for seven years, she has the honor of having been the first teacher of knitting and crochet courses at this historic institution. A sought-after designer of knitted and crocheted fabrics and objects, she free-lances for the fashion industry and retail design. Her designs can be seen walking the streets of Manhattan, gracing the pages of Interweave Knits, Knit.1, Knit Simple and Vogue Knitting magazines as well as featured in Lace Style, Bag Style and The New Tunisian Crochet books published by Interweave Press, and Vogue Knitting: Ultimate Hat Book and Vogue Knitting: Shawls and Wraps by Sixth and Spring Books. http://www.delis.us/ and http://lisadaehlin.wordpress.com/

WEAR A FANCY HAT. Lisa is often seen at events sporting an expressive hat. Wouldn’t it be fun – and a delight for Lisa – to surprise her with an audience of our members wearing hats? Knitted, crocheted, felted, straw, satin....the sky’s the limit. Wear a hat you love!






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