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

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

60.00

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!

  • Learning outcomes: Construction of a typical hap shawl, picking up stitches, elastic lace cast-offs, working a lace chart, working an applied edge, fixing lace mistakes and learning about the history and traditions of Shetland lace  
  • Experience Required: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate -

    No prior lace experience necessary, but you should be able to knit, purl, do yarn overs and knit two together.

    (Don't have these skills? Drop into the shop and we'll show you!)
  • Location: Freehold Yarn Co, Middle Street, Lancaster LA1 1LE
  • Supplies: 25g-50g of 4ply yarn (at least 50% wool)
    4mm needles (straight or circular, circulars should be at least 24" long)
    5 stitch marker
    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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