The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave.
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival - Workshop Registration


Traditional Estonian Mittens

Sunday, October 20, 2013

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Instructor: Nancy Bush

Class Fee: $200.00

Material Fee: $0.00

Maximum Class Size: 18

18 Seats Available

About Seat Availability: The availability shown above does NOT A GUARANTEE that an actual seat is available to be purchased. Each registration will be verified after your purchase and if an over sale of seats occurs you will be notified and the price of the over sold seat will be refunded in it's entirety.

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Description

Learn about Estonian knitting traditions through their mittens. Students will make a mitt inspired by handcoverings from Kihnu Island, learning some interesting Estonian techniques: a special cast on, unique cuff treatment and knitted braids. Students should be able to use double point needles and have some experience with 2 color knitting for this class.

Materials Information

Set of 5 #1 (2.25mm) or #2 (2.75mm) double point needles about 8"  long as well as the usual knitting supplies.

Students may also want to bring a metal board with magnets for reading and keeping track of their charts.

Workshop Instructor

Nancy found her passion for traditional hand knitting via a degree in Art History and postgraduate studies in color design and weaving in San Francisc...read more