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Laura Ricketts | Faroese Footlets

Faroese Slippers
Oct 13
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Laura Ricketts | Faroese Footlets
Oct 13, 2019
9:00am - 4:30pm
Event date

Cost: $170; Pre-Registration Required

Skóleistar are the woolen soft shoe liner from the Faroe Islands, traditionally worn inside wooden clogs or rain shoes, but also doubling as a cosy house slipper. In this class, we will explore some of the knitting traditions of the Faroe Islands, and choose among a handful of traditional designs to make our own pair of skóleistar.

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced

What to Bring: Needles- set of double pointed size 4 US (3.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, Notions Markers (m), tapestry needle, size D crochet hook (optional), puffy paint (optional), Gauge  single-color slipper 11 sts x 14 sts = 2 in; color work slipper12 sts x 12 rows = 2 in; Yarn- Cascade 220, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 220 yards (200 m)/ 100g (3.5 oz); colors #7822 Van Dyke brown (MC) and #8010 Natural (CC)
OR Ella Rae Classic Marls, 100% Superwash Wool, 219 yards (200 m)/100g (3.5 oz); 1 skein each of #603 Apple and #602 Peach,

Materials fee of $3 will be collected in the classroom for the color handout.

Other Information: This course was designed specifically for the National Nordic Museum. Finished size: single-color5 in [13 cm] length, 6 in [15 cm] circumference; color workslipper 5 ¼ in [13.3 cm], 5 ½ in [14 cm]

Laura Ricketts | Faroese Footlets
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Cost: $170; Pre-Registration Required

Skóleistar are the woolen soft shoe liner from the Faroe Islands, traditionally worn inside wooden clogs or rain shoes, but also doubling as a cosy house slipper. In this class, we will explore some of the knitting traditions of the Faroe Islands, and choose among a handful of traditional designs to make our own pair of skóleistar.

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced

What to Bring: Needles- set of double pointed size 4 US (3.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge, Notions Markers (m), tapestry needle, size D crochet hook (optional), puffy paint (optional), Gauge  single-color slipper 11 sts x 14 sts = 2 in; color work slipper12 sts x 12 rows = 2 in; Yarn- Cascade 220, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 220 yards (200 m)/ 100g (3.5 oz); colors #7822 Van Dyke brown (MC) and #8010 Natural (CC)
OR Ella Rae Classic Marls, 100% Superwash Wool, 219 yards (200 m)/100g (3.5 oz); 1 skein each of #603 Apple and #602 Peach,

Materials fee of $3 will be collected in the classroom for the color handout.

Other Information: This course was designed specifically for the National Nordic Museum. Finished size: single-color5 in [13 cm] length, 6 in [15 cm] circumference; color workslipper 5 ¼ in [13.3 cm], 5 ½ in [14 cm]

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