Thursday, April 21, 2011

Knitting Workshop with Jude Skeers

Jude Skeers, Master knitter will run a workshop featuring the skills, design techniques and principles in knitting a sampler of this Long Line vest made with Lara Downs Superfine Kid Mohair.

Participants will use provisional cast on, 3 needle cast off, picking up stitches to create a band, lace and cable patterns and will also look at the techniques involved in the famous
Elizabeth Zimmerman Surprise Jacket knitted from the bottom up!
Jude has had Major exhibitions of his knitted webs, trees and other sculptures and also teaches Australia wide.

We are looking forward to him teaching at Precious Purl and if you are looking to extend your knitting skills this workshop is for you.
We have several places still available so email me soon to receive all details!(go to my Profile for address)

When: Saturday 14th May 10-5pm
Cost: $80

We have 1 space available in the repeat of Pam Goble's workshop "Application of wool/silk laps in Cobweb and Nuno Felting." This has been very popular so "first in ..... you know the rest!"
When: Saturday 25th June 10.15 - 4.15
Cost: $150

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