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Dolly Faroese Shawl

Faroese Shawl Class Description

Turning tradition upside down

Fun – Fitted – Flattering – Fabulous – Faroese shawls are unique in their "butterfly" shape and flattering fit. They can be plain or fancy, sturdy and warm, or lacy gossamer. And even doll-sized!

In the 3-hour class you will learn the design structure of the traditional Faroese shawl, and proven methods for adapting to neck-down knitting. You will get a chance to practice by making a Faroese shawl suitable for 18" dolls, bunnies and bears. class.

Guidelines for sizing, shaping, yarns, stitch choices, and lace design placement will also be discussed and demonstrated in the longer 6-hour

Doll-sized Faroese shawl on teddy bear
Doll-sized Faroese shawl on teddy bear
  • Prerequisites: Basic knitting skills.
  • Students supply their own yarn and needles.
  • Additional student materials fee: $5 per student (includes instructions for Faroese shawl suitable for 18" dolls, bunnies and bears).
  • Duration: 3 - 6 hours. The longer version of class allows more thorough coverage of topics and time to complete the dolly shawl.

Interested in scheduling?

Contact Jackie E-S for availability and filling out a contract.

See Classes Offered for other knitting workshops and program seminars I offer.

References of some places where Dolly Faroese Shawl has been/will be taught

  • Knit at Night Guild 10 Year Anniversary Celebration, Houston TX August 25 - 27, 2006. (3 hour class)
  • Dallas Hand Knitters Guild, Dallas TX February 12, 2006. (6 hour class)
  • LunaSea 1999 Conference, Sandestin FL. (3 hour class)

Thank you for interest. I am here to serve you and help keep your knitting a pleasurable experience. If you have questions or need assistance with purchasing or knitting my HeartStrings patterns, let me know. Sincerely, Jackie E-S

Email address: jackie@heartstringsfiberarts.com
Phone: 678-262-6338 or 877-764-2747 (toll-free in US)
Postal address: HeartStrings, Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer, 53 Parlange Drive, Destrehan LA 70047-2133 USA

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