The Cowichan-Inspired Pullover (1 day)

Class Description:  On Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, the Coast Salish people developed this V-necked, shawl-collared garment after learning of knitting through Europeans who visited their area. The Salish prefer motifs that reflect the natural world (whales, birds, etc.) as well as geometric motifs. These pullover sweaters, still handspun by some people, are knitted in the round on […]

The Cowichan-Inspired Cardigan (2 days)

Length: 12 hours (2 days) Level: Intermediate to advanced- must be experienced at reading charts and using double pointed needles. Class Description: On Vancouver Island in British Columbia, the Coast Salish people developed this V-necked, shawl-collared garment after learning of knitting through Europeans who visited their area. The Salish prefer motifs that reflect the natural world (whales, […]