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Rüdiger Schlömer: Typeknitting with slip-stitches


Rüdiger Schlömer: Typeknitting with slip-stitches

Date: Saturday, November 7 th

Schedule:  10 – 13 h (Madrid Time GMT)

Virtual classroom: Alpaca

Workshop facilitator: Rüdiger Schlömer

Language: English

Technique: Knit

Sponsored by: Rosários4


Learn the Typeknitting technique by the hand of Rüdiger Schlöner and you will discover the different methods to integrate letters and words in the knitted fabric. You will learn to pixelate fonts and other types of letters and how to knit them with slip stitches.


How does the workshop work on direct?

Once you join this theoretical-practical workshop, you will receive a PDF document that you will have to print before the event. It will be necessary for the online class. That way you will be able to start experimenting with Typeknitting once the class is over. 


Development of the workshop

At the beginning of the workshop, Rüdiger will explain which are the different types of methods of knitting and the possible connection with your projects. 

After that, he will focus on the slip stitch technique as the base of the building of unique letters. 

Rüdiger Schlömer will use the book titled Pop Knitting of Britt Marie Christoffersson as a pattern and combination of color reference. 


Once the workshop is over, there will be a question and answers section about its content.

Duration: 3 hours

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

Places: 15

Previous knowledge: Casting on, Knit & Purl, Knitting in two colors.

Necessary material: You will need your favorite letter printed out, your last knitting projects, your favorite pattern you want to include typography, circular needles between 3.5mm and 4.5mm, DK weight yarn in different colors, square paper, pencils and scissors.



How will the online workshops and talks work?

Barcelona Knits 2020 counts with a program of workshop and online talks of knitting and crocheting taught by well known national and international designers as well as by influencers of the world of wools.

From September, you will be able to see the program of online workshops and the workshop facilitators list and book your seat.

We will use Zoom as a online-class platform. You will only need a computer or a mobile device with a camera and a microphone. We will recommend you to test the quality of the connection, the schedules, the language in which they are taught, the level, and the required previous knowledge.

Once the workshop starts, you won’t be able to access it. That’s why we recommend you to join 10 minutes before and to make sure that your link works properly.

How can I attend one or more workshops?

Barcelona Knits has a program of crochet and knit workshops given by renowned national and international designers. To participate in one or more workshops, you can consult the program of workshops and workshops facilitators and buy your pre-sale ticket online.

We will recommend you to test the quality of the connection, the schedules, the language in which they are taught, the level, and the required previous knowledge.

We recommend you to be conected 15 minutes earlier to asure you can conect properly to the workshop link. You will not be able to access the workshop once it has started.

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