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Allen Holzhueter

Madison, WI
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Allen has been knitting since the 1980s with an interest in multicolor knitting techniques. He has focused on the knitting traditions of Northern Europe and the British Isles and has taught traditional Scandinavian, Fair Isle and Latvian projects using the multicolor technique. Allen has expanded his fiber interests to include spinning his own knitting yarns on one of his several spinning wheels. Allen lives in Madison, where he divides his time among knitting and spinning projects and spoiling the family Greyhounds.

Current Courses Offered by Allen Holzhueter

2 Days
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Spinning Fibers On A Wheel

The classic Saxony-style spinning wheel was invented over 500 years ago, and is still a symbol of the “olden days.” Although the spinning wheel is no longer a household necessity for the production of the family’s clothing, many crafters, knitters, and fiber artists find great satisfaction in spinning their own…
Thu, Oct 17th, 2019  –  Fri, Oct 18th, 2019
Instructor: Allen Holzhueter

Past Courses Offered by Allen Holzhueter

Kids Only - Kids Knit! (afternoon session)

Kids Only - Kids Knit! (morning session)

Knit an Arne & Carlos Inspired Bird

Knitting Socks: The Essential Craft

Mittens: The Perfect Complement

Selbuvotter Mittens: The Classic Norwegian Mitten

Spinning Series: At the Wheel

Spinning Series: Exploring Fibers

Spinning Series: Preparing Fibers

Thrum Mittens: North American Knitting Traditions