estonian mittens

Estonian Mittens with Aleks Byrd

Saturday 22 February 9:30am – 12:30pm

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Discover the beauty of the rich mitten knitting tradition of Estonia. We will knit mini colourwork mittens to get a taste of the techniques, varied design elements and thumb construction of these Baltic knits with a modern twist.

Skill Level: Students should be comfortable knitting in the round and reading from charts.

What do participants need to bring:

  • 3.75 mm / US 5 needles for knitting small circumference (double pointed needles or circular needles for magic loop)
  • stitch markers
  • DK yarn in at least two contrasting colours, approximately 20g of each colour
  • waste / scrap yarn

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Yarn for this workshop is generously provided by John Arbon Textiles