Fairisle Hand Knitted Cushion with Helena Horrocks

May 20th at Stiwdio 3, Cardigan
10am – 5pm

With expert tuition from Helena you will learn how to hand-knit a gorgeous Fairisle cushion cover using Cambrian Wool.

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Course Description

Begin knitting a Fairisle cushion cover which you will be able to complete at home. This course offers knitters an opportunity to learn about the technique of Fairisle knitting, and develop an understanding of how colours work together. This will be done by starting to knit the cushion cover shown in the photographs. It is knitted in sections, and would include learning how to pick up stitches from cast off and side edges, as well as the stranding technique used in Fairisle. The ability to knit and purl, and follow a pattern are all the skills required.


• Professional tuition from Helena Horrocks

• Included in your ticket price is a variety of Cambrian Wool and a pair of straight knitting needles. A copy of Helena’s pattern is also provided. Please bring a 46 × 46 cm cushion pad!

• Teas provided. We have a wonderful new café up and running so you can get lovely coffee and cakes or lunch if you wish.

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