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Advanced Sámi Knitting Techniques

Sami knitting techniques
Sami knitting techniques

Course Overview

The Sámi are Scandinavia’s only UN-recognized indigenous people, and have a culture rich with fiber traditions. In Advanced Sami Knitted Mitten Techniques, students will be introduced to Sámi mittens and some of the more difficult techniques while creating a several sample swatches: right and left leaning slyngborden, three ways to do right and left leaning slyngborden cast-ons (in two and three colors), and a 4-strand, round braid with tassels. Students may be interested in registering for the earlier session in basic technqiues, offered the same day.

Dates

Wed, Feb 13th, 2019

Course Details

Length: ½ day
Skill Levels: Intermediate to Advanced
Hours: 2pm-5pm
Registration Cost: $45.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Wed, Jan 2nd, 2019
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: included

Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

  • Worsted weight, wool yarn — two accent colors and a main color (natural)
  • needles to achieve a gauge of 5sts/in. I recommend Rauma Vamsegarn knit on US 5 / 3.75 mm needles.

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call the front office if you have not received it within 24 hours.

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* Early-Bird rate in effect until Wed, Jan 2nd, 2019
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