Estonian Lace – A Beautiful Tradition
Nancy Bush, Featured Instructor at the 7th annual Northern Fibers Retreat will give a public presentation on Saturday evening on Estonian mittens and gloves
DatesNew! Wed, Feb 15, 2017 - Fri, Feb 17, 2017
$285.00 per student (Early-bird rate)
* The Feb 15, 2017 course is part of the Northern Fiber Retreat event
You will need the following tools for this class:Students will need US#3 (3.25mm) or US#4 (3.50mm) 9“ or 10” light weight wood or bamboo single point needles, at least 4 stitch markers, as well as the usual knitting supplies. Students may also want to bring a metal board with magnets or similar for reading and keeping track of charts.
Nancy has a passion for traditional knitting techniques and ethnic knitting patterns. She has a degree in Art History and did post-graduate studies in color design and weaving in San Francisco and Sweden. The main focus of study during her knitting career has been the traditional knitting of Estonia and she has traveled there extensively. Nancy has published articles and designs in many magazines including PieceWork where she is currently a member of the editorial advisory panel. She teaches workshops about various aspects of Estonian traditional knitting in the United States and abroad, is the author of Folk Socks (1994), Folk Knitting in Estonia (1999), Knitting on the Road, Socks for the Traveling Knitter (2001), Knitting Vintage Socks (2005) and Knitted Lace of Estonia: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions (2008), all published by Interweave Press.
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