Explore the stranded knitting technique with Phyllis Williams
Explore the stranded knitting technique with Phyllis Williams. Including:
Design for colour work
Hand dyeing and painting wool
This workshop aimed at competent knitters familiar with working with circular needles.
Bring pencils, circular needles, wool scraps to suit needle size.
Workshop is free however bookings are essential. Book via eventbrite.
This workshop is part of a month long exhibition titled ‘REVIEW’ which features garments designed and hand knitted by textile artist Phyllis Williams, this exhibition showcases the intricate designs and technical ability of her wearable artwork created over the past five years.
Each garment takes approximately 2months to complete, from concept development , graphing of designs ,dying wool to facilitate a myriad of colours, and hand knitting in fine 2ply wool.
Drawing inspiration from diverse areas together with Phyllis’ background in teaching Costume Design and Construction, the fine wool and stranded knitting technique help create garments with excellent drape and durability, each piece a unique artwork.