Design Museum Academy Adult Learning
Workshop: Knit Your Own Balaclava
Discover how to read and follow knitwear patterns, practice stitches and basic sewing finishing techniques.
What else will I learn?
– Knitwear terminology
– How to follow a knitting pattern
– How to use both circular knitting needles and straight knitting needles
– How to knit
– A couple of different knit stitches
– Basic sewing finishing techniques
Light refreshments, equipment and materials will be provided.
Obasa is a Womenswear designer specialising in knitwear and crochet, whose work takes influence from her vibrant Nigerian roots and old traditions in craftsmanship. The namesake womenswear and accessories label embraces printing and dyeing and tenacious knitting techniques to create innovative pieces. At the core of the brand is a conscious attitude towards sustainability and exploring materiality.
Early bird Adult: £73
Early bird Student/Concession: £66
Early bird Members: £58
Capacity is limited, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
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Early bird deadline: Sunday 8 January
Images courtesy of Peju Obasa.