Selbu Mittens with Karie Westermann (20/10/18)

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Selbu Mittens with Karie Westermann (20/10/18)


Just in time to prep for Christmas!

This class brand new class will introduce you to one of the most popular knitting traditions of Scandinavia, the Selbu Mitten. Together with Danish knitwear designer Karie Westermann, you will explore the tradition of Selbu Mittens by creating your own child/baby size mitten.

We’ll discuss authentic colour choices and and traditional motifs as well as construction. You’ll create a baby/child size Selbu mitten to enable you to cover all the techniques requested to then make adult sizes ones. Please note that the photo does not represent the workshop as this is a brand new workshop, you’ll be the to try it.

  • Learning outcomes: All aspects of Selbu mitten creation including shape, style and colourwork

  • Experience Required: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate - you should be comfortable with knitting in the round and basic colourwork charts (Don't have these skills? Drop into the shop and we'll show you!)

  • Location: Freehold Yarn Co, Middle Street, Lancaster LA1 1LE

  • Supplies: 2 colours of Light 4ply Wool (Such as J&S 2ply jumper weight, or Tukuwool)
    2.5mm needles (we’ll be working both back & forth as well as in the round with small circumference – bring your preferred needles for this)
    Tapestry needle

    Stitch markers (optional)
    Note: Any materials bought in store for this workshop have a 10% discount.

  • Class Size: Max 10

Class runs from 10:15-4:30, breaking for an hour for lunch. Refreshments are provided (please notify of dietary requirements), however lunch is not (You are welcome to pack a lunch and eat in the workshop, or we'll recommend some of Lancaster's fantastic cafe's).

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IMPORTANT: When booking online please include a contact email and phone number in case of last minute changes

If you would like us to let you know when we schedule this class again, please email!

Cancellation policy
Full refund of payment for a class will be given for cancellations only if the spot can be filled by another student. We reserve the right to cancel a class in rare circumstances, although we try to avoid this whenever possible, if this occurs a full refund will be given with first priority to book further workshop.

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