Icelandic Culture & Craft - Knitting Workshop
Icelandic wool is unique and incomparable to wool in other parts of the world. Having evolved for 1100 years in cold northern climates, the Icelandic wool possesses a unique combination of internal and external fibers.
This three-hour workshop is designed for knitters of all levels and ages – beginner to advanced. The workshops are lead by the qualified crafts teacher ragnheiður jóhannsdóttir, a highly skilled knitter with over 40 years of experience.
A popular technique we offer is learning to knit in the continental style as well as knitting with several colors and learning about traditional Icelandic patterns. The workshops are tailored to fit individual wishes and skill levels.
What Our Customers Have to Say (from TripAdvisor):
“It was by far beyond my wildest dreams. Ragga (ragnheiður) is a generous, patient, gifted knitter who extols the great virtues of Icelandic wool and knitting.”
“Perhaps, the greatest compliment I can give is to share that I plan to attend another one of ragga's (ragnheiður) tours in Iceland!”
Included: Two skeins of Icelandic “léttlopi” (e. Light-wool), knitting needles, hands-on instruction by an experienced knitting instructor, and a warm soup for lunch.
Group size: Maximum 8 people
Bus Number: 15, in the direction of “Mosfellsbaer”, from Hlemmur bus terminal. The bus stop is Háholt, right outside Hótel Laxnes. The bus takes about 25 min.
Days: Mondays and Fridays - all year around.
Time. 9:00am - 1:00pm
Booking and other enquiries: www.cultureandcraft.com/booking