Prepare to be inspired by antique knitted lace! In this class, you'll have the opportunity to view examples of knitted lace from Vesterheim's collection. A short study on reading lace charts will equip students for knitting samples based on the collection objects.
Arnhild Hillesland, from Ames, Iowa, is a native of Norway and has been knitting for as long as she can remember. She received her Ph.D. in Norwegian language and literature at the University of Tromsø. Since coming to the United States in 1986, she has traveled throughout the country, teaching Norwegian knitting techniques to eager knitters. Her work has been featured in issues of Interweave Knits and Cast-On.