Summary

 

Loch Ness Knit Fest workshops will take place at Inverness Leisure Centre on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October 2018. There are over 30 to pick from!

Please note that these workshops are at an additional cost to your general Loch Ness Knit Fest festival ticket. The majority of workshops are 3 hours long at £45 each. In addition we have two 6 hours workshops which are £90 each.

 

FRIDAY MORNING 9am – 12pm

  1. TURN YOUR LEFT-OVER YARN INTO A MÖBIUS LACE COWL
  2. MARLISLING THE KRAAI MITTS
  3. BUILDIING BLOCKS IN DOUBLE KNITTING –  NB: 4 HOUR CLASS! (09 – 13.009
  4. UNDERSTANDING SHETLAND LACE
  5. FEARLESS FAIR ISLE
  6. INTRODUCTION TO KNITTING CABLES
  7. DORSET BUTTON MAKING
  8. SWATCH WITH A PURPOSE

FRIDAY AFTERNOON 2pm – 5pm

  1. TURN YOUR LEFT-OVER YARN INTO A MÖBIUS LACE COWL
  2. KNOTTED STEEK (with a Marlisle option)
  3. MELODY OF SHAWL SHAPES
  4. SHETLAND HAPS
  5. DORSET BUTTON MAKING
  6. CABLING WITHOUT A CABLE NEEDLE
  7. DESIGNING MODERN GANSEYS
  8. INTRODUCTION TO FAIR ISLE YOKES

FRIDAY – FULL DAY WORKSHOP 9am – 12pm and 2pm – 5pm

  1. ESTONIAN LACE WORKSHOP

SATURDAY MORNING 9am – 12pm

  1. MINIATURE SHETLAND SHAWL
  2. PREPARING FOR A TOP-DOWN COLOURWORK SWEATER KNITTING ADVENTURE
  3. KNIT-CROCHET WEAVE MEMORIES FROM TIME IN THE HIGHLANDS. 9am-1pm
  4. BEGINNER SPINNING, SPINDLE OR SPINNING WHEEL
  5. GET ORGANISED: MAKE A PERPETUAL KNITTING WORKBOOK
  6. INTRODUCTION TO MAGIC LOOP KNITTING
  7. CREATE YOUR OWN TAM O´SHANTER

SATURDAY AFTERNOON 2pm – 5pm

  1. MINIATURE SHETLAND SHAWL
  2. INTRODUCTION TO MARLISLE
  3. BUILDING BLOCKS IN DOUBLE KNITTING 2pm-6pm
  4. KNIT A FAIR-ISLE BOOKMARK
  5. GET ORGANISED: MAKE A PERPETUAL KNITTING WORKBOOK
  6. KNITTING TWO AT A TIME
  7. BRIOCHE RIB PLAID

SATURDAY – FULL DAY WORKSHOP 9am-12pm and 2pm-5pm

32.LACE FINISHING TECHNIQUES

 

PRESENTATIONS

SATURDAY MORNING – 10.30AM

1. FAVOURITES FROM MY VINTAGE KNITWEAR COLLECTION – HAZEL TINDALL

SATURDAY AFTERNOON – 2.30PM

2. TEXTILES IN SHETLAND – ELIZABETH JOHNSTON

SATURDAY AFTERNOON – 4.30PM

3. BEYOND THE HORIZON – A TALE ABOUT COLOURFUL KNITWEAR – CHRISTEL SEYFARTH

 

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