Stranded Knitting Traditions Workshop
|Arts & Entertainment|
|Mar 23, 2013|
|9:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
Mary Jane Mucklestone leads exploration of beautiful folkloric knitting tradition that occurs all around the world, from Fair Isle and the Shetland Islands to Scandinavia and throughout Central Asia, at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Stephen Phillips Memorial Library, Church Street, Searsport. Cost: $30; $25 PMM members; all materials provided; funds donated directly to PMM. To register, call 548-2529 or visit knittingstranded.eventbrite.com.
Participants should bring yarn and needles (call for details). Stranded knitting is using more than one color in each round of knitting.
Mucklestone is known for her colorful and inventive stranded colorwork designs featured in “Interweave Knits, Twist Collective.” Her most recent book is “200 Fair Isle Motifs.” Mucklestone has a BFA from Pratt Institute and studied and Textiles and Historic Costume at the University of Washington.