Introduction to Twined Knitting

Twined, or two-end, knitting is an unusual method of knitting that produces a very warm, firmly elastic fabric and motifs not possible in any other type of knitting.

Swedish North Halland Pullover

Time: 12 hours Level:  Intermediate, must be experienced using double pointed needles. The lovely red and black Swedish sweater from the Halland region can be dated back to the late 1800’s. In this class, a small sweater will be knitted circularly compiling a variety of Swedish construction techniques: 3 different cast-ons, a choice of patterned or […]

Swedish North Halland Pullover Techniques

Length: 6 hours (1 day) Level: Intermediate- must be experienced using double pointed needles. Description: The lovely Swedish red and black man’s pullover sweater from the Halland region can be dated back to the late 1800s. In this class, a sampler will be knitted circularly compiling a variety of Swedish construction techniques: the traditional twisted cast-on and […]

Textured Twined Socks

Time: 6 hours Level: Intermediate.  Must be comfortable with double pointed needles or working with two circulars.  Ability to knit English style is strongly suggested. Students will learn the Swedish technique of tvåänstickning, or twined knitting, by knitting a small sock, using worsted weight yarn. Twined knitting is worked with two yarns of the same color, […]

Textured Twined Fingerless Mitts

Time: 6 to 9  hours Level: Intermediate.  Must be comfortable with double pointed needles or working with two circulars.  Ability to knit English style is very helpful, but not required. Learn the fascinating Swedish technique of Tvåändsstickning, or twined knitting by creating one of a pair of fingerless mitts.  Working in the round, the techniques […]

Color Twined Fingerless Mitts

Time: 6 hours Level:  Intermediate (Must be comfortable with double pointed needles or working with two circulars or Magic Loop.  Ability to knit English style is strongly suggested) Students will learn the color techniques of tvåändsstickning, or twined knitting, a technique developed in Sweden in the 1600s, which creates a denser, warmer fabric structure than stranded knitting.  By […]

Swedish Lovikka Mittens

Time: 6 hours Level: Advanced Beginner  (must be proficient with dp needles) Students will learn construction of the very special, but quick and easy, Lovikka mitten by knitting one circularly on double pointed needles. Techniques to be covered include the inside out cuff, a thumb without a gusset, fulling the mitten and brushing the nap, […]