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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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Cancellation Policy

If North House must cancel a course, students will receive a full refund of any payments made for that course.

Students who cancel their enrollment more than 21 days prior to the course will receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee to cover administrative costs. In recognition of the time and energy instructors invest in preparing for courses, students who cancel their enrollment 21 days or less prior to the course are not eligible for a refund.

Certain classes have different cancellation policies. When this is the case, it will be noted in the Course Overview on this page. Please be sure that you are familiar with your class's cancellation policy, and contact us if you have any questions.