Jun 8, 2024 - June 8, 2024(9am - 5pm)

Traditional Shetland Hap Shawl

Taught by: Donna Kay

Workshop Fee: $125.00

Shetlanders are famous for their beautiful “one piece” shawl construction. Learn a simple, modern method for knitting a traditional hap (everyday) shawl from the center out while keeping the details that make a Shetland shawl unique. We will knit a sample size in class using traditional yarns and pattern stitches, including knitting on a lace edging. Students will leave with instructions for a full size shawl. Students must be proficient at knitting and purling and have some lace knitting experience.

Skills and Techniques:

  • History
  • Construction techniques
  • Chart reading
  • Pattern stitches
  • Applied lace Edging
  • Finishing and blocking


Materials Fee: $20 for yarn, folder, shall pattern

Special Tools or Equipment to bring:  A 5 needle set of double point needles size US #7 (7 or 8 inches long), stitch markers, safety pin, tapestry needle and scissors. Yarn will be provided.

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