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Faroese Shawls

  • Perth Festival of Yarn / The Station Hotel 1 Leonard Street, Perth PH2 8HE (map)

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. Learn about the construction of Faroese shawls, find out about the unusual pattern writing systems, and tackle a miniature shawl that’ll teach you all the necessary skills.

Earlier Event: 7 September
Introduction to Estonian Lace
Later Event: 12 September
Knitting Cruise: Faroe Islands & Iceland