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Introduction to Twined Knitting

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Date(s) - 10/12/2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Knitting Temptations


Introduction to Twined Knitting
Workshop Fee: $115
Saturday, October 12
Continental Breakfast Provided
Class Description:
Curious about the 400 year-old Swedish technique of Twined Knitting? This unusual method of knitting produces a very warm, firmly elastic fabric and motifs not possible in any other type of knitting. In this three hour class, students knit one of a pair of wristers while learning a traditional cast-on, twined knitting, twined purling, and patterning (the “O” stitch, the Crook stitch, and motifs that combine these, and the Chain Path). Learn how to manage your yarns so that untwisting becomes a cinch! Reading Twined Knitting charts is also included.
Length: 3 hours
Level:  Intermediate. Must be comfortable with double pointed needles or working with two circulars. Ability to knit English style (yarn held in the right hand) is very helpful, but not required.
Supply List:
  • Yarn for this class will be provided by Knitting Temptations
  • One set of size 6 or 7 (4 or 4.5 mm) double pointed needles or two circulars of any length.
  • Stitch markers, sticky notes or a magnetic board to keep one’s place on the chart.


Saturday, October 12 & Sunday, October 13
Knitting Temptations hosts
A Weekend of
Traditional European Knitting Techniques
with Beth Brown-Reinsel
Beth Brown-Reinsel has been passionately teaching historic knitting workshops nationally, as well as internationally, for 30 years. Her book Knitting Ganseys has been deemed a classic. She has completed three DVDs and a Craftsy class on Swedish Twined Knitting. Beth loves to prowl the storage section of museums around the world to look at old knitted items for inspiration for her patterns and classes. Her classes are well known for the tiny sampler sweater projects which teach technique within the context of a garment. Her articles and designs have appeared in the major magazines. She continues to design for her own pattern line Knitting Traditions. Beth’s website, blog, and eNewsletter can be found at She lives in Vermont, USA and loves New England winters!
Special Pricing of $425 is extended to those who wish to join us for ALL THREE WORKSHOPS!
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