This two session workshop will unravel the mysteries of this extraordinary knitting technique, creating patterns with multiple colours. You will work on a set project which will allow you to explore colour and design.
Intermediate knitting skills required.
|Price||$125.00 (GST included)|
|Start date||Saturday, 16 June 2018|
|Finish date||Saturday, 23 June 2018|
|Sessions||2 sessions of 2.5 hours|
|Time||1.30pm - 4.00pm|
|Status||3 places are available.|
This course will cover knitting stranded colour work (Fair Isle tradition) in the round and steeking (cutting) the knitting to form an opening.
To complete the in-class project (a mug/coffee plunger cosy) you will need the following:
3 - 4 different colours of 4 ply yarn (about 25g each)
1 x 3.5mm circular needle (magic loop 80-100cm)
1 x crochet hook
A kit with all you need to complete the project will be available for purchase in class for $25.
About your tutor:
Lee Scott was taught how to knit by her grandmother and has been a passionate knitter ever since. She is constantly updating and improving her own skills, taking advanced courses and attending craft retreats and conferences whenever they are offered.
She first started teaching knitting, crochet and Macramé in the 1980s. She has a long standing association with the ACT Embroiderer's Guild where she facilitates a monthly fibre and yarn group and teaches a new knitting, crochet or tatting technique every second month. She has also taught workshops at craft fairs.
Lee and her daughter run an online yarn shop, supplying yarns that are produced in a sustainable and ethical way including those produced by women's community projects in countries such as Africa, Tibet and Afghanistan.
Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce