LECTURE: Scandinavian Sweater Construction Techniques

    Lecture Description: This lecture surveys the different methods used to construct sweaters in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, focusing on the Danish Skrå-trøje, the Norwegian Fana Cardigan, The Swedish Ullared, The Danish Nattrøje, the Norwegian Setesdal Lusekofte, and the Swedish North Halland Red and Black Man’s Pullover.  After looking at slides of various sweaters taken […]

LECTURE: Estonian Culture and Knitting

Lecture Description: Beth spent a month in Estonia one year traveling around the country, and has been back since for shorter visits. This lecture/slide show will begin with scenes from Tallinn and artifacts in nearby museums depicting some of the history of Estonia. Textiles from the islands of Kihnu and Muhu, particularly the folk costume […]