XXL Arm Knitting
from 3,5 hrs - full day | max 15 people/session | year through
XXL ARM KNITTING
During this workshop you will knit a 100% woolen XXL throw with only your arms. A beautiful and practical accessory for on the couch, as a throw on you bed or just cosy to snug under. A creative and inspiring sessions where you will learn more about wool and fibres and you bring your own arm knitted throw with you.
It is knitted with 3 kilo wool slivers and measures about 100x140cm. Colour options are off-white, light grey or darker grey/brownish. Experience is not needed, we will help you along!
Natalie only uses the wool of locally shorn sheep, whose hair will grow back until the next sheering session. Most sheepskins that you see in home deco stores are tanned skins, including the leather of the animal. Natalie has chosen for the animal friendly version of a sheep rug, where only the wool is being used to make a beautiful and fluffy sheep rug. The sheep itself can go back into the paddock after shearing.
The wool that Natalie uses is completely natural, free form pesticides and other chemicals. It is regional and partly from her own flock of shee
"Wool is a product of nature with amazing qualities, is sustainable and circular and will last a lifetime, as fibres will maintain all positive properties, after that wool is 100% compostable. Wool is water repellent due to the structure of it's fibre and has excellent ventilating qualities. Wool fabric is known for its natural ability to resist dirt, stains and spills, because of the lanolin, the natural wool wax. Wool is warm and soft"
"Sheep are actually small 'fibre factories', as they 'give' wool every year and it just grows back by itself again, without major impact on the environment and society. On a global basis there is a 3 billion tonnes wool production each year, which makes the wool fibre available as a raw material to make fantastic products with, which I love to share with you!"