Events with Knitting Iceland
Every Thursday our doors are wide open from 2-6 PM. We invite knitters in for hanging out, knitting, browsing through books or just to fondle our lovely yarn. If you are passing by on a different day please don’t hesitate to knock on our door, we are usually working at normal (-ish) office hours. The address is Laugavegur 25, 3rd floor, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland.
We would love to see you!
January 8 2012: @11-14 Iceland upside down, class with Ragga at the Reykjavík workspace. More information. Sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
January 11 2012: @18-21 Steeking without fear, class with Ragga at the Reykjavík workspace. More information. Sign up: email@example.com
January 16 2012: @18-21 Steeking without fear, class with Ragga at Brooklyn General Store, NYC. More information.
January 17 2012: @11-18 The little Lopapeysa, class with Ragga at The Tangled Web, Philadelphia PA. More information.
January 18 2012: @1-3 Speed steeking, class with Ragga at Conversational Threads, Emmaus PA. More information.
January 19 2012: @1-5 Iceland upside down, class with Ragga at Conversational Threads, Emmaus PA. More information.
January 20 2012: @1-5 The little Lopapeysa, class with Ragga at Conversational Threads, Emmaus PA. More information.
January 25 2012: @18-21 Knitting for beginners, class with Ragga at the Reykjavík workspace. More information. Sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
January 26 2012: @18-21 Techniques and party tricks II, class with Ragga at the Reykjavík workspace. More information. Sign up:
February 9 2012: @18-21 Iceland upside down, class with Ragga at the Reykjavík workspace. More information. Sign up: email@example.com
February 12 2012: @11-14 Steeking without fear, class with Ragga at the Reykjavík workspace. More information. Sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
February 24-26: Join Ragga at Stitches West, Santa Clara CA. Information about Ragga’s classes here.
March 4 2012: @11-14 Techniques and party tricks II, class with Ragga at the Reykjavík workspace. More information. Sign up:
April 13-15 2012: Join Ragga, Lucy Neatby, Gwen Bortner and Beth Brown-Reinsel for the Midwest Masters Weekend, Neenah, WI. More information.
October 9th: Photograph your fiber with Franklin Habit. Time to ditch the towel and wooden floor background for your knitphotos. Learn to make the most of your equipment with this creative master. More info here. Sign up: email@example.com
October 15th: Drop spindle class with the fabulous WonderMike. Making your own yarn with the fibers of your choice is SO empowering. In this class we’ll work with Icelandic wool. More info here. Sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 15th: HizSocks with the sock master himself, HizKnits (Stephen Houghton). Discover what men really, really want in socks. More info here. Sign up: email@example.com
October 11-17: Knit to the music. So you are a knitter who loves music? Well, here is the ultimate knitting tour crafted around your interests. Knit to the music is our first ever tour combining quality knitting classes with a world class music festival, Iceland Airwaves. The local gone global festival has been described by the Rolling Stone as “THE HIPPEST LONG WEEKEND ON THE ANNUAL MUSIC-FESTIVAL CALENDAR”. Click here for the info pack.
25. ágúst 2011: Spinning for beginners. Jessica Emory from New Hampshire learned to spin at the age of 8. She will teach spinning on a drop spindle. If you don’t have a spindle, you can make one at the class. More information about the class.
August 18-22, 2011: Knit Run Knit. Join Knitting Iceland and Annie Modesitt for a tour organized around the two major events of the Reykjavík summer, the Reykjavík Marathon and the Culture night. Let us introduce you to the best that the Northernmost capital in the world has to offer. During August the streets are vibrant with culture and colors. Knitters lurk on every corner and inspiration is ever present. Here is the full itinerary.
August 28-September 7, 2011: The south coast and the Faroe Islands. Join us for the fiberly experience of a lifetime! This tour features Véronik Avery and Katrína í Geil and takes you to two of the most exciting knitterly destinations in the world, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Knitting will of course be a large part of the whole tour. The following formal classes and lectures are scheduled but the tutors will be a part of the group and available for more informal knitterly moments throughout the tour. Click here for the full day to day itinerary.
September 7, 2011: Fit your knits, a class with Véronik Avery of St Denis Yarns
July 25 and July 30: Classes with Stephen West in Reykjavík. Shawl shaping and design. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
July 25-30, 2011: Knit in the West with West. Join us for an irresistible knitting tour that will take us to the most awesome place in Iceland, the West fjords. This tour combines natural sights with an abundance of inspiration, delving into the local knitting heritage and enjoying the company of fellow knitters from around the globe. You will return from the tour with an inspiration that will surely infiltrate your knitting and crafts for years to come. The 24 hour daylight will also be VERY memorable! Here is the full itinerary.
April, 2011: The little Lopapeysa class in Penelope Craft Boutique in Amsterdam. Make sure to pay Malia (the owner) a visit in the store if you are in the area. We loved it!
December 10, 2010: Knit your own Lopapeysa DVD released in English and Icelandic. Available for purchase online.
October 28-November 2, 2010: meet us at the Icelandic Arts and Crafts Fair, Reykjavík, a great opportunity to see high quality Icelandic art and crafts and to buy something unique directly from the people making it.
September 10-11, 2010: meet us at IKnitWeekender, London, the biggest dedicated knitting and crochet yarn event in the UK.
September 7 and 8, 2010: knitting rockstar Ysolda Teague is teaching a workshop in Reykjavik in Knitting Iceland’s headquarters.
Agust 31– September 6, 2010: Knitting in the Wild North Retreat, this is a trip for the more adventurous knitter who enjoys mountains and a bit of hiking in the wild, in one of the most amazing geothermal area in the world. We are proud to present popular hand knit designer Ysolda Teague as our guest teacher.
August 6-9, 2010: Handverkshátíð Hrafnagili, one of the largest handicraft events of the year in Iceland. Now held for the 18th time in Hrafnagil close to Akureyri. Knitting Iceland participates along with a great variety of designers, artisans and handicraft experts.
June 17-July4, 2010: Loops, Nordic Knit Art hosted by the Nordic house in Reykjavík. A knitting and crochet extravaganza with lectures, events, courses and exhibitions. Knitting Iceland is a proud collaborator offering events such as a “meet the designer” lecture with Evelyn Clark, courses in Tunisian crochet and a seminar focusing on copyright issues in knitting design.
June 10–16, 2010: Arctic Knitting Retreat I: Our first knitting retreat featuring renowned lace knitting designer Evelyn Clark. Join us for a week of quality knitting time, spectacular nature, museums, LYS’s, horseback riding, sheep-farm visit, geothermal pool lounging and more. We also include some time in Reykjavík, the northernmost capital in the world – vibrant with activity in the summertime.
May 1, 2010: opening of our website.