Traditional Scandinavian Mittens

Schedule:

Friday, August 17
09:30 to 16:30

Costs:

145,00 $ Can
5,00 $ Can
150,00 $ Can (without taxes)

No place available

All workshop registrations are non-refundable, unless the class is cancelled by the Festival.

A weekend (3-day) pass to the festival is offered to participants taking a workshop. (limit one pass per person)

Description

Learn about – and try your hand at – several of the traditional mittens from different northern European countries. What are the different characteristics of a Norwegian mitten or a Latvian mitten? You’ll be able to choose a style of mini-mitten to work up.: Norweigan, Estonian, Latvian or Swedish (Bohus).

What to bring

Fingering weight or sport weight yarn in at least two contrasting colors, needles in two sizes (smallest size appropriate for yarn weight, and one or two sizes larger) for preferred method of working small circumferences in the round (DPNs, magic loop, two circulars).

Material provided:

Handout booklet with information and patterns

Details:

Dianna Walla
Intermediate
English
Friday, August 17 09:30 to 16:30
1 AFSPN

Some experience with colorwork recommended

Dianna Walla Paper Tiger

Dianna Walla Paper Tiger

Dianna is a knitwear designer, photographer, and writer currently based in Montréal. In addition to being a regular contributor of designs to Quince & Co, her work has appeared in Pom Pom Quarterly, Knitscene Magazine, Interweave Knits, and Brooklyn Tweed's Wool People series. She recently spent two years living in northern Norway, and the Nordic region maintains a strong influence on her work.

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