Professional Finishing Workshop - with Liz Agnew & Tilde Olsen 19th Jan
Improve your finishing techniques by joining this popular finishing workshop.
The workshop will be run by Liz Agnew and Tilde Olsen; both have over 40 years knitting experience.
Liz is a professional test knitter for independent designers and British yarn brands. She has a passion for lace and sock knitting so who better to invite to The Orry Mill for a finishing workshop.
Tilde is the owner of The Orry Mill and has extensive knitting and material knowledge and extreemly fussy with her finishing. She has a Fine Art Degree so passionate about exploring textures, colours and designs.
This workshop suitable for beginners and advanced knitters alike.
This workshop will cover the following techniques
- The importance of gauge and swatching
- Different methods of blocking
- Differnt ways of sewing up
- Grafting (the kitchener stitch)
- 3 needle cast off
- Picking up stitches
- The bennefit of knitting in the round
- Other useful tips and tricks
Included in the workshop is a 100g ball of West Yorkshire Spinners Colour Lab. Tea, Coffe and Biscuits will also be at hand.
NB: Please come to the shop beforehand to pick up your materials as there is going to be a little homework before the class.
When? - Sunday 19th Jan
Where? - The Orry Mill, 18a Glasgow Road, Eaglesham, Glasgow, G76 0JQ
What Time? - 13:00pm to 16:00pm