Classes in USA
Icelandic knitting classes in USA
So Ragga is returning to the States in 2012 for teaching her popular classes on Icelandic knitting techniques. In January you can meet her for classes in New York and Pennsylvania, in February it’s time for California and in April she’ll will be giving classes in the Midwest.
USA class schedule:
January 16th (6-9 PM): Brooklyn General Store (NY). Class: Steeking without fear. BGS has a Ravelry group:http://www.ravelry.com/groups/brooklyn-general-store-grou…
January 17th (11 AM – 6 PM): The Tangled Web, Philadelphia (PA). Class: The little Lopapeysa, that’s the classic Icelandic yoke sweater… but hey you knew that already! Here is their Rav group:http://www.ravelry.com/groups/tangled-websters
January 18th (1-3 PM): Conversational Threads, Emmaus (PA). Class: Speed Steeking. A 2 hour version (for busy knitters) of one of Ragga’s most popular classes in the States.
January 19th (1-5 PM): Conversational Threads, Emmaus (PA). Class: Iceland upside down. The Little Lopapeysa knit from the top. Such fun!
January 20th (1-5 PM): Conversational Threads, Emmaus (PA). Class: The little Lopapeysa.
Here is the CT Rav group: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/conversational-threads
February 24th-26th: Stitches West, Santa Clara, CA. Classes: Steeking without fear, Iceland upside down, The joy of top down knitting and Tunisian crochet reinvented. Note that all classes except the Tunisian crochet are sold out but there are still some pretty amazing classes available with a very impressive list of teachers.
April 13th-15th: Midwest Masters Weekend Retreat, Neenah, WI, hosted by Yarns by Design. Classes: Steeking and knitting in the round, Icelandic chevron mittens, Iceland upside down, Tunisian Crochet and North Icelandic Rose Mittens. There you’ll also be able to attend classes with this fabulous trio: Lucy Neatby, Gwen Bortner andBarbara Brown-Reinsel
The classes at the Knitting Iceland workspace in Reykjavík will of course continue – so if you are passing by, please check out our class schedule. The classes are often mixed language so don’t worry if your Icelandic needs some improvement