Shetland textile designer Andrea Williamson shares her machine knitting enthusiasm and experience in this introductory class. Learn how to knit Fair Isle on a brother domestic knitting machine.
Experiment with pattern selection from a range of traditional Shetland motifs. Knit sample swatches with different pattern sequences and simple colour changes, choose a favourite to make into a small finished piece like headband or hand warmers to take home.
Delicious refreshments included.
Please note there is a high step to access this venue.
Transport: 30 min Ferry crossing from Laxo to Whalsay. 8.30 a.m. from Laxo and 5 p.m. from Whalsay. If travelling from Lerwick a bus leaving from the Viking bus station coincides with ferry times, check bus timetable for exact times/fares.