Faroese shawls with Karie Westermann


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Karie Westermann is one of the UK’s most sought-after workshop tutors and regularly teaches internationally. Currently living in Scotland’s biggest city, Glasgow, with inspirational nature on her doorstep, she is originally from Scandinavia which informs a lot of her work.

Karie’s classes are sponsored by Albanach Artisan Fibres

Faroese Shawls
7 September 2019
2.30pm – 5:30pm
Venue Methven Room, The Station Hotel, 1 Leonard Street, PH2 8HE

Traditionally a piece of clothing from the Faroe Islands, Faroese shawls are big, warm everyday items that sit well on shoulders rather than dainty special occasion objects.

In this class students will learn to:

  •   Understand the construction and shaping of Faroese shawls
  •   Learn the unique charting and pattern writing systems for Faroese shawls
  •   Create a miniture sample shawl in preparation to tackling a full-sized project


100g of woolly double-knitting yarn, 2 pairs of 5mm needles (straight and circular), tapestry needle, 4 stitch markers.

Additional information


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