ABC of knitting
Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

ABC of knitting

This is a workshop for learning the basics of knitting for absolute beginners. You will get an inspiring start to a new skill by learning to knit in a fast continental style. During this workshop you can start working on a hat or a scarf or you can choose to learn the basics for your future projects. You will learn to cast-on, knit, purl, cast-off and read the pattern. The price of a 4-hour workshop is 95 dollars and it includes knitting needles, a ball of wool and patterns with instructions. You can also purchase naturally hand dyed wool yarns at the studio. Group size is 4-8 people.

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Wax-cloth wrappings
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Wax-cloth wrappings

Replacing single use plastic wrappings with multiple use wax-cloth makes sense! In this workshop you can make your personal reusable wax wrappings and lunch bags with print or stitch resist designs. We’ll print the cloths with block-printing method using vegetables and fruit and use bee’s wax to finish the cloth to become waterproof. You can measure your favourite bowls and cups to make matching covers in the workshop. The all-inclusive price for a 4-hour workshop is 95 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.


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Comfy socks
Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

Comfy socks

Happy toes in woolly socks! In this workshop you will learn how to knit comfy socks. This class is perfect for knitters with basic knitting skills. You will learn to knit in continental style, knit circular knits with 5 needles, make the strong and well-fitting heel and finally finish the sock at the toe. The price of a 5-hour workshop is 110 dollars and it includes knitting needles, a ball of wool and patterns with instructions. You can also purchase naturally hand dyed yarn at the studio. Group size is 4-8 people.



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Easter eggs
Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Easter eggs

Join this workshop to make your own decoration for this Easter. In this fun workshop you learn to make decorative felted eggs from fleece. You will learn easy method to felt with soap and water and mix colors for personal designs. The all-inclusive price for this 3-hour workshop is 75 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.

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Upcycling plastic
May
16
7:00 PM19:00

Upcycling plastic

Unfortunately we still have plastic bags but fortunately we can recycle them! In this workshop you will learn how to upcycle your plastic bags and wrappings by melting them into new exciting material. This workshop is full of experimenting and opportunities of getting creative since the technique allows you to try out mixing materials and adding details by stitching by hand or machine. This new material is great for making durable tote bags, pouches, etc. You can bring different types of used plastic bags with you. The all-inclusive price for a 5-hour workshop is 110 dollars. Group size is 4-6 people.

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Dye and knit!
May
25
10:00 AM10:00

Dye and knit!

CLASS CONTINUES ON:

SATURDAY, JUN 1, 2019 10.00 AM - 3.00 PM

2 DAYS (10 HOURS)

Learn the basics of knitting and how to dye with local plants. You are welcome to join if you are a beginner or just want to learn more! Learning together and from one another is part of the fun. During these workshops you will learn to:

  • Dye wool with natural dyes from local plants

  • Start your own project and learn continental knitting style

We will get together on two Saturdays. The workshops include 10 hours of dyeing and knitting together. The cost of the two-day workshop is 200 dollars per person including knitting needles, a ball of wool, all materials for samples, plant dyes and mordants, printed formulas and patterns. The wool for individual projects will be charged by consumption. Group size is 4-8 people. See the detailed program here.

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Wax-cloth wrappings
May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Wax-cloth wrappings

Replacing single use plastic wrappings with multiple use wax-cloth makes sense! In this workshop you can make your personal reusable wax wrappings and lunch bags with print or stitch resist designs. We’ll print the cloths with block-printing method using vegetables and fruit and use bee’s wax to finish the cloth to become waterproof. You can measure your favourite bowls and cups to make matching covers in the workshop. The all-inclusive price for a 4-hour workshop is 95 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.


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Dyeing wool with local plants
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Dyeing wool with local plants

This collaborative workshop is perfect for nature loving knitters, who want to learn how to dye their own wool. We’ll experiment with several local wild plants, such as acorn, eucalyptus, french broom, pine cones and lichen. You will learn to pretreat (mordant) the yarn, prepare the dye-bath from plants and the actual process of dyeing. You will go home with a ton of confidence, formulas and samples, dyeing tips and notes to help you to dye on your own. The all-inclusive price for a 5-hour workshop is 110 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.

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Wax-cloth wrappings
Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Wax-cloth wrappings

Replacing single use plastic wrappings with multiple use wax-cloth makes sense! In this workshop you can make your personal reusable wax wrappings and lunch bags with print or stitch resist designs. We’ll print the cloths with block-printing method using vegetables and fruit and use bee’s wax to finish the cloth to become waterproof. You can measure your favourite bowls and cups to make matching covers in the workshop. The all-inclusive price for a 4-hour workshop is 95 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.


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Dyes from your kitchen
Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Dyes from your kitchen

Did you know that your kitchen can be a fantastic source of natural dyes? This workshop is perfect for knitters who want to dye their own wool. In this workshop we’ll go ahead and experiment with some common vegetables, spices and fruit. We learn to dye wool with for example red and yellow onion skins, avocado skins, tea and coffee. A few simple rules and your kitchen can turn into a fiber art studio! You will go home with a ton of confidence, formulas and samples, dyeing tips and notes to help you to dye on your own. The all-inclusive price for a 5-hour workshop is 110 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.

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Dyes from your kitchen
Dec
13
10:00 AM10:00

Dyes from your kitchen

Did you know that your kitchen can be a fantastic source of natural dyes? In this workshop we’ll go ahead and experiment with some common vegetables, spices and fruit. We learn to dye wool with ingredients such as red and yellow onion skins and avocado skins. A few simple rules and your kitchen can turn into a fiber art studio! The all inclusive price for a 5 hour workshop is 105 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.

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Creating new material from recycled plastics
Dec
11
10:00 AM10:00

Creating new material from recycled plastics

Unfortunately we still have plastic bags but fortunately we can recycle them! In this workshop you will learn how to recycle your plastic bags by melting them into new material. Make a durable tote bag out of it or make your own design! Bring loads of different types of used plastic bags with you! The all inclusive price for a 4 hour workshop is 90 dollars. Group size is 4-6 people.

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ABC of knitting
Nov
14
10:00 AM10:00

ABC of knitting

The basics of knitting for absolute beginners. Get an inspiring start to a new skill. Knitting is known to improve physical and mental well being because it’s relaxing and creative. Sometimes it’s called the new yoga! The price of a 4 hour workshop is 95 dollars and includes all materials you will need. Group size is 4-8 people.

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Stitch resist with indigo
Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Stitch resist with indigo

In this workshop we are inspired by the West-African indigo dyeing and stitch resist technique! During this workshop you will stitch and dye 2 pieces of cloth for a throw pillow. The all inclusive price for a 4 hour workshop is 95 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people. You can later sign up for an extra 2-hour class for sewing your cloths into a pillow, if you wish!

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Dye and knit
Oct
29
10:00 AM10:00

Dye and knit

CLASS CONTINUES ON:

  • MON, NOV 5, 2018 10.00 AM - 2.00 PM

  • MON, NOV 12, 2018 10.00 AM - 2.00 PM

Learn the basics of knitting and how to dye with local plants. You are welcome to join if you are a beginner or just want to learn more! Learning together and from one another is part of the fun. During these workshops you will learn to:

  • Dye wool with natural dyes from local plants

  • Knit a hat / hand warmers / scarf!

  • Learn to knit in a much faster Scandinavian style

We will get together on three Saturdays. The workshops include 10 hours of dyeing and knitting together. The cost of all three workshops is 200 dollars per person including knitting needles, plant dyes and mordants. The wool will be charged by consumption. Group size is 4-8 people. See the detailed program here.

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Comfy socks
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Comfy socks

Class continues on Thu, Jan 17, 2019

10.00 AM - 2.00 PM

Happy toes in woolly socks! This workshop teaches you how to knit comfy socks. Suitable for knitters with some basic knitting skills. The all inclusive price for an 8 hour (2 days) workshop is 190 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.

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Dyes from your kitchen
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Dyes from your kitchen

Did you know that your kitchen can be a fantastic source of natural dyes? In this workshop we’ll go ahead and experiment with some common vegetables, spices and fruit. We learn to dye wool with ingredients such as red and yellow onion skins and avocado skins. A few simple rules and your kitchen can turn into a fiber art studio! The all inclusive price for a 5 hour workshop is 105 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.

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Dyeing wool with local plants
Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

Dyeing wool with local plants

This collaborative workshop is for nature loving knitters, who want to learn how to dye their own wool. We’ll experiment with several local plants, such as acorn, eucalyptus, french broom, pine cones and lichen. You will go home with a chart of hues and instructions for dyeing on your own. The all inclusive price for a 5 hour workshop is 105 dollars. Group size is 4-8 people.

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