Knit Stranded Colourwork (Fair Isle) 10.10.2020

35,00

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Knit Stranded Colourwork (Fair Isle) 10.10.2020

35,00

Fair Isle knitting or stranded knitting is a traditional knitting technique using two or more colours of yarn. Its origins lie on Fair Isle one of the Shetland Islands.
Stranded colourwork is a wonderful technique that lots of contemporary knitwear designers use to incorporate colour into their design. It’s a great bit of knowledge to add to your knitting skills which you can put to use for everything from details to yokes.

This course will teach you

  • the background of stranded colourwork
  • how to knit with 2 colours
  • to hold yarn in one hand or in two hands
  • how to read colourwork charts
  • the basics about choosing and combining colours for yoru project.

What skills will you need?
This class is perfect for the more advanced knitter, or even the confident beginner. You don’t have to have any experience with colourwork or chart reading.
You will need to be able to cast on stitches, knit, purl, knitting in the round (using either a short circular needle with a diameter of 30cm or less, on DPN’s or with the ‘Magic Loop’ technique).

Materials included
This workshop will include traditional Shetland yarn for practice during the class.
You will need to bring your own preferred style needles (circular or DPN’s) to knit in the round, size 3-3.5mm.
During classes you will receive an additional 10% discount on all the materials needed for the workshop or project.*

The class
This class will take place on Saturday 10.10.2020 from 11.00 – 13.00.
Due to Covid-19, we advise wearing a mask during the lesson. Your seat will be at an appropriate distance from other participants.

* Excluded are all sale items, books, patterns and gift cards. / Uitgezonderd zijn alle sale items, boeken, patronen en kadobonnen.

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. Any cancellations that occur 48 hours or more before the scheduled workshop are eligible for a refund or (if possible) to be re-booked at no additional cost.  /  Wij hanteren een opzegtermijn van 48 uur.  Wij vragen je daarom de workshop uiterlijk 48 uur van te voren af te zeggen, zodat we deze dan kosteloos voor je kunnen verplaatsen (indien mogelijk) of kunnen vergoeden.

 

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Extra Info

Craft

Date

Saturday 10.10.2020

Language

Dutch and English

Level

Confident beginner, Intermediate

Workshop includes

(practice) yarn, coffee/tea/refreshments

Description

At Cross & Woods we aim to host a wide selection of crafting workshops from knitting, crochet and sewing from our professional team of experienced crafters, who together have a wealth of knowledge at their fingers tips.

About your teacher

Roos Vlaskamp is a knitwear designer and archeologist based in The Hague. Her work is influenced by current fashion trends, which she skillfully combines with colourwork and texture. This combination makes for thoughtful patterns designed to wear and love for years to come.
Roos enjoys explaining both the basic and more advanced knitting techniques. Her strength lies in removing your fear of making mistakes, putting you at ease and encouraging you to explore personal unchartered knitting territories. Be in for a laugh and a boost of confidence and skill!

You can see Roos’ designs on her Ravelry page or on Instagram.

Additional information

Craft

Date

Saturday 10.10.2020

Language

Dutch and English

Level

Confident beginner, Intermediate

Workshop includes

(practice) yarn, coffee/tea/refreshments