Monday, 26 May 2014

A dream come true

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Teaching knitting at HV has been my secret dream for a few years, but there's no point in keeping it a secret anymore: I will be teaching twined knitting here seven weekends starting in September! Actually, I got the news in early April, but have been too excited to dare believe it's really going to happen, let alone write a post. I enjoy teaching all sorts of techniques, but nothing quite like twined knitting, so it's difficult to express what an honour and a privilege this is. My standard twined workshop for beginners is some 7 hours long - and now there are no less than 80 delightful hours to fill in all, so I'm happily planning and swatching.

In a comment on my previous post Carolina asked whether I was dyeing something in the pot. No, just washing the shawl before blocking it. (Dyeing wool would be fun, but I'd worry about ruining the wool.) Here's what the shawl looks like when it's worn; Karin (who owns Litet nystan) was kind enough to be my model.

Landing or taking off?






12 comments:

fluffbuff said...

Congratulations, Ivar! I know you will be a great teacher. :)

Marias garnhändelser said...

Grattis! Vad kul! men lite avvis är jag allt;-) KRAM!

Monstermønster said...

Oooo! Så veldig moro!

patricia said...

Congratulations! I wish I could take that class ;) I hope you enjoy teaching it.

christinelaennec said...

There's no-one more deserving! So happy for you, and for your future students.

ylva said...

Åhhhh vad roligt .Stort grattis och som sagt du kommer att vara som klippt och skuren till uppgiften

Anonymous said...

Ivar, did you want to add this link?

http://www.hvskola.se/utbildningar/tvaandsstickning/

Anonymous said...

... fabulous! greetings from Vancouver (guess who!) Maybe the start of a new career? Will have to practise my Swedish.

Pysselfarmor said...

Ååå så roligt! Grattis!

ron huber said...

Congratulations. You will be a marvellous teacher and I know you will inspire your students.
Ron in Mexico

hemskapat said...

Så trevligt! Då ses vi kanske där!

FadenStille said...

Gratuliere, was ist schöner als ein Traum, der wahr wird ....
Deine zukünftigen Studenten werden einen klasse Lehrer haben, inspirierend und stricktechnisch kaum zu überbieten.
Best regards Anett