Saturday ALL DAY: Shetland Lace with Gudrun Johnston


Instructor: Gudrun Johnston

(Note: This class in an in-depth look at traditional Shetland lace techniques. For a shorter overview of Shetland shawls, see Gudrun’s Friday PM class, Shetland Hap.)
In this class we will explore the techniques and patterns that pertain to Shetland Lace knitting.  We will practice knitting the more complex lace patterns where motifs are worked on both the RS and WS of the work. We will also cover how to work a knitted on edging and how to form the center triangle of a traditional Shetland shawl. An overview of Shetland shawl constructions will be provided as well as some historical background.


Only 1 left in stock



Skill Level: Intermediate,  it is important that you have had some basic experience with knitting lace.


  • 300 yrds fingering or lace weight yarn. Please avoid anything too variegated and try to stick with 100% wool as much as possible.
  • US 6/4mm 24 inch circular needle or straight needles (which ever you prefer to knit with)
  • Stitch markers
  • Any other highlighters/tape you like to use for keeping track when following charts.


  • None

Cancelled class registrations are eligible for a refund (minus a $20.00 cancellation fee per class) until March 31st, 2018. After March 31st, there are no refunds for class cancellations unless your seat can be filled from a waiting list ($20.00 cancellation fee still applies). To request a refund or transfer of class registration please contact us. Materials fees are fully refundable.