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 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.