Constructed and woven textiles

Northern knits – folk knitting techniques for garments with Lucinda Guy

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Learn some of the stunningly colourful and original techniques used in Northern folk hand knits, using authentic Nordic knitting wool. Explore black and white Norwegian Lusekofte, the traditional Fair Isle sweater and the classic yoked Icelandic Lopi, the uniquely northern technique of 'steeking' (cutting your knitting to create openings) and the basics of the unique Swedish knitting technique tvåändsstickat (twined knitting).


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.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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