Baltic Knitting: Cast On’s, Fringing & Braiding

Date Saturday 15 February 2020 until Sunday 16 February 2020
Time 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Price£98 l £92 including materials
TutorLucinda Guy

A 2-day workshop: 

Saturday 15 February AND Sunday 16 February

 

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Baltic Knitting: Cast On’s, Fringing & Braiding

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Join us for an exciting 2-part workshop that allow you the opportunity to explore some of the stunningly beautiful, decorative techniques used for traditional Baltic knitwear including mittens, socks and sweaters.

Techniques will include decorative knitted cast on’s such as the classic Old Estonian Fish Tail and Baltic Knotted cast on. You will also learn how to knit extravagantly decorative fringing as well as Baltic braids. 

You will knit in the round and there will be original patterns to work from as you learn as well as plenty of tips for making knitted cuffs for folk mittens and socks.

By the end of the workshop you will have a full understanding of how these techniques are constructed and you will be able to use them confidently in your own projects.

This workshop is for the intermediate knitter as you will need to know how to knit in the round on 5 dpns and be confident with basic knitting skills such as casting on and using knit and purl stitches.

 

About the Tutor

Lucinda is a knitwear designer-maker, tutor and author of ten knitting,  crochet and stitch books.

She studied constructed textiles and now specialises in traditional Northern, Scandinavian and Baltic hand knitting, nålbindning, twined and crochet techniques.

Find out more on her website lucindaguy.com and Instagram @lucindaguyknitwear

Age Range16+ yrs
LevelIntermediate

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