CANCELLED - Basic Portuguese Knitting with Andrea Wong
THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED
If you've ever wanted to learn the Portuguese style of knitting, this workshop is the perfect place to start. Andrea Wong will cover everything you need to know from the history of this amazing knitting style to the core techniques that make it special.
Andrea will teach a Portuguese cast on and bind off and cover various knitting techniques. Students will practice all increases and decreases on a swatch and a simple hat pattern will be provided for practice.
Want to learn the basics of Portuguese style knitting and then progress to advanced techniques? Consider coupling this workshop with Advanced Portuguese Knitting on Sunday, June 5th.
Date & Time
Saturday, June 4th from 9 am to 4 pm (with a one-hour lunch break)
Optional Material Fee
An optional material fee of $5.00 for a special knitting pin used in Portuguese knitting is payable directly to the instructor at the beginning of the workshop.
About the Instructor
Over the past 19 years, Andrea has taught thousands of knitters in the USA and abroad to use the Portuguese Style of Knitting, either personally, through her three published DVDs, or her book Portuguese Style of Knitting – History, Traditions, and Techniques.
As the foremost expert on the subject, she teaches knitting at venues throughout the country and abroad, has been published in a variety of knitting magazines, and is the lead designer for her business, Andrea Wong Knits. She continues to travel the world researching and developing her style of knitting, and bringing that knowledge to knitters worldwide.
Learn more about Andrea at www.andreawongknits.com.