Introduction to Machine Knitting: Fair Isle
Date:
01 October, 2019
Cost:
£115.00
Time:
09.15 - 16.30
Location:
Andrea Williamson's Workshop, Brough, Whalsay
Materials:
Included
Tutor:
Andrea Williamson
Transport:
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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.