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Shetland Hap Shawl with Karie Westermann (30/06/18)
Jun
30
10:15 AM10:15

Shetland Hap Shawl with Karie Westermann (30/06/18)

Shetland lace sounds daunting, but in this workshop Karie will teach you how apply this technique to make a hap shawl. Together we will explore the different techniques you use in a hap shawl: picking up stitches, reading & understanding a lace chart, and how to knit an applied edge.

We'll talk about different lace traditions and how best to 'hack' a lace shawl.

You will also get a chance to look at some stunning samples while we crack the code

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Nordic Traditions with Karie Westermann (19/05/18)
May
19
10:15 AM10:15

Nordic Traditions with Karie Westermann (19/05/18)

When the first workshop was booked out so quickly we knew there just had to be a second!

This class will introduce you to the many, varied knitting traditions of Scandinavia and the Nordic region. Together with Danish knitwear designer Karie Westermann, you will explore Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian and Danish knitting heritage as you knit colourwork ‘the Nordic way’.

We’ll discuss authentic colour choices and regional differences in colourwork among other things. You’ll have the choice between making two different styles of wrist warmers on the day – and we’ll even talk about a certain famous Faroese jumper! You will also get a chance to look at Karie’s gorgeous samples.

  • Learning outcomes: Norwegian twisted cast-on, Continental knit + purl, colour theory, colour dominance, achieving even tension, knitting using two knitting styles, ability to differ between Icelandic/Faroese/Norwegian + Swedish knitting design traditions.
  • Class Size: Max 10

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Nordic Traditions with Karie Westermann
Apr
7
10:15 AM10:15

Nordic Traditions with Karie Westermann

Super excited for this one!!

This class will introduce you to the many, varied knitting traditions of Scandinavia and the Nordic region. Together with Danish knitwear designer Karie Westermann, you will explore Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian and Danish knitting heritage as you knit colourwork ‘the Nordic way’.

We’ll discuss authentic colour choices and regional differences in colourwork among other things. You’ll have the choice between making two different styles of wrist warmers on the day – and we’ll even talk about a certain famous Faroese jumper! You will also get a chance to look at Karie’s gorgeous samples.

  • Learning outcomes: Norwegian twisted cast-on, Continental knit + purl, colour theory, colour dominance, achieving even tension, knitting using two knitting styles, ability to differ between Icelandic/Faroese/Norwegian + Swedish knitting design traditions.
  • Class Size: Max 10
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