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Knit a Faroese Shawl with Shelly Thompson

When:
Sunday, September 26, 2021, 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Where:
Torrance Cultural Arts Center
3330 Civic Center Drive
Torrance, CA  90503
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Virginia Postrel
Workshop coordinator
 
Shelly Thompson
Teacher
Category:
WeFF Workshop
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only



In this workshop, you'll learn how to knit a lace shawl with shaped shoulders and no visible cast on or cast off. A lace pattern will be provided, along with prepared yarn for the invisible cast on.

Participants should know how to knit and purl.

If you would like to use your own lace pattern, you may do so by contacting the instructor in advance.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Shelly Thompson has been a lace knitter for 40 years. She taught knitting and crochet at West High School during enrichment tutoring sessions. She has a bachelor's degree from Cal State Los Angeles in Textile Chemistry.

$35 workshop fee includes free WeFF admission. Doors open at 10 a.m. Free parking.
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Maximum workshop size: 8 students. No refunds after September 12, 2021.
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Materials to bring:

Yarn:

1500 yards for lace weight

1300 yards for fingering weight

1200 yards for DK/sport weight

Needles:

The size of needles depends on how the knitter knits (loose to tight)

for lace weight 2, 3, 4, or 5

Fingering weight 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7

DK/sport weight 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9





Shop for supplies at WeFF or order in advance from these WeFF vendors:

Yarnover Truck:  info@yarnovertruck.com

Blue Barn Fiber: catherine_lawson@sbcglobal.net 

Wooly Walkers: woolywalkers@gmail.com 

Alexandra—The Art of Yarn:  alexandrascrafts@yahoo.com 

Lunatic Fringe: info@lunaticfringeyarns.com