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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.

Course Details

Length: ½ day