Donna Druchunas: The Art of Lithuanian Knitting

Event date: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:30pm

Join Donna Druchunas for a discussion of The Art of Lithuanian Knitting.

ABOUT THE BOOK:  Lithuania is a knitter's paradise—hand-knitted garments fill tourist street markets to overflowing, traditional crafts are celebrated at summer festivals and in open-air museums, and the first hint of winter turns the capital city of Vilnius into a veritable knitwear fashion show! Now, join knitting experts Donna Druchunas and June L. Hall in their journey through a fascinating and beautiful country, and discover Lithuania's rich textile history for yourself. Dive deep into Lithuanian knitting techniques, pattern stitches, and motifs; explore the stories behind 25 designs for traditional and modern accessories; and practice colorwork, textured stitches, lace, entrelac, and more!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Donna Druchunas is a writer and knitwear designer with passions for knitting, world travel, and research. She has been visiting Lithuania, where her great grandparents were born, every year since 2007. Donna has been designing knitwear and writing for over a decade and she is the author of award-winning knitting books. She also teaches in the USA, Canada, and Europe and holds retreats at her private studio in a 150-year old farm house.

 

DATE:  Wednesday, February 7th at 6:30pm

LOCATION:  Phoenix Books Essex

ADMISSION:  Free and open to all.

Event address: 
2 Carmichael Street
Essex, VT 05452
The Art of Lithuanian Knitting: 25 Traditional Patterns and the People, Places, and History That Inspire Them Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781570768484
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Published: Trafalgar Square Books - September 19th, 2017