Monday, March 16, 2009

Artful Knit: SDA Sculptural Knitting workshop in May


Surface Design Association
Kansas City, MO
May 28-31, 2009

Pre-Conference Workshop
May 23-27

Artful Knit; A Sculptural Knitting Workshop

This is a class in 3D knitting which will help students develop a personal language of
forms by exploring and using knitting fundamentals to create shapes, while taking
advantage of knit's natural tendencies. By manipulating stitches and experimenting
with unconventional materials, students will problem solve while creating a variety of
of organic forms. We will talk about different ways to create shape and stability
and concepts such as short rowing will be introduced. A slide show of knit artists will be shown for inspiration.
Level: Intermediate to advanced
Workshop Tuition: $420
Supply fee: $31

Registration information and registration form: www.surface

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