Be your own designer; Intro to knitwear design

Be your own designer; Intro to knitwear design with Julie Knits in Paris

Saturday 23 February. 9.30 am – 12.30 pm

You have endless knit-spiration but you’re not confident you can translate your dreams into actual knitwear. Learn how to make it happen!

Julie will teach you how to choose the right yarn, swatch purposefully, and shape skilfully, so the ideas in your mind can become garments and accessories on your body. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the technical aspects of designing and give you tips to develop your creative ideas, so your knitting journey can become an even more rewarding adventure!

Level/Ability: Intermediate

Notes, any additional info, what do people need to bring? Fingering or DK weight yarn and appropriate circular needles for swatching purposes; plus basic knitting tools. No homework.

Tutor biography: Julie Knits in Paris

Julie Dubreux is a French knitwear designer and knitting instructor. Her enthusiastic love for the knitting community translates into colourful collaborations with indie dyers from all around the world. Her designs have been published in Pom Pom Quarterly. Find her on Ravelry and Instagram as @julieknitsinparis.

Julie is a very out-going, dynamic instructor.

Her past experience as a high-school teacher allows her to handle larger groups and to manage groups of knitters with different levels of ability so that no one feels left out, and everyone actually gets to learn something new.

For workshop tickets which include tea and coffee and day entry to the festival, click here