Constructed and woven textiles

Swedish crochet Nålbindning and Smygmask Virkning with Lucinda Guy

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Learn two ancient Scandinavian crochet techniques for creating woollen textiles: the recently discovered Swedish crochet Nålbindning technique, used traditionally to make mittens and socks; and Smygmask Virkning (also known as Shepherds or Tapestry Crochet), a slip stitch crochet technique used to give colourful and decorative edging. You will learn how to plan, crochet and decorate your own traditional mittens.


Lucinda Guy

Lucinda is a knitwear designer-maker and author of ten knitting and crochet books.

She studied constructed textiles and is currently specialising in traditional Northern, Scandinavian and Baltic hand knitting, knotting, nålbindning and crochet techniques. She travels regularly to Scandinavia researching these techniques and has taught workshops in the US and the UK.


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