Our program in 2019

Preliminary Program - more events will be added soon

Friday, June 7th 2019

15:00   First clue given for the Textile Scavenger Hunt. Join in any time over the weekend! More info coming soon. 
15:00 - 16:30 Visit the Ístex Wool Washery in Blönduós and see how Icelandic wool is prepared for spinning! Please register at: textilmidstod@textilmidstod.is
17:00 - 18:00 Iceland Knit Fest - opening event at the Blönduós Community Center. 
18:15 - 19:00 Prehispanic Mexican Textiles - lecture held by Selene Gaytan Correa in the Blönduós Community Center (English).
20:00 - 21:30 Swim Knit - workshop with Helga Jóna Þórunnardóttir at the Blönduós swimming pool (Icelandic).
18:00 - 23:30 Knit Café at the Blönduós Community Center. All welcome!


Saturday, June 8th 2019 

 9:00 - 12:00 Triangle scarf - knitting workshop with Helga Jóna Þórunnardóttir (Icelandic)
 9:00 - 12:00 Knitting socks two at the same time and toe up - workshop with Deborah Grey (English)
 9:00 - 12:00 Jaquardstrik - workshop with Louise Klindt (Danish) 
 9:00 - 12:00 How to knit - beginner's knitting workshop with Anna Margrét Valgeirsdóttir (Icelandic) 
10:00 - 18:00 Marketplace at the Blönduós Community Center. Free admission, all welcome! 
14:00 - 15:00 Ravelry - workshop with Hildur Ýr Ísberg (Icelandic)
14:00 - 17:00 New life for old jumpers - workshop with Ýr Jóhannsdóttir (English/Icelandic)
14:00 - 17:00 Masker på tværs - workshop with Louise Klindt (Danish)
14:00 - 17:00 Knitting a traditional Icelandic sweater, part I - workshop with Anna Margrét Valgeirsdóttir (English)
17:15 - 18:00 Starting and running a textile business - lecture held by Ágústa Þóra Jónsdóttir in the Blönduós Community Center (English). 
19:00  Dinner party / barbecue - more details coming soon. Not included in day- and weekend passes. 

SUNDAY JUNE 9th 2019 

 9:00 - 12:00 Tips and tricks for knitting nerds - workshop with Helga Jóna Þórunnardóttir (Icelandic) 
 9:00 - 12:00 Drop spindle spinning for beginners - workshop with Deborah Grey (English) 
 9:00 - 12:00 Variations - workshop with Louise Klindt in Kvennaskólinn (Danish) 
 9:00 - 13:00 Knitting a traditional Icelandic sweater, part II - workshop with Anna Margrét Valgeirsdóttir (English)
10:00 - 18:00 Marketplace in the Blönduós Community Center. Free admission, all welcome! 
14:00 - 17:00 Left-handed crochet - workshop with Elsa Arnardóttir (Icelandic) 
14:00 - 17:00 Magic Loop Knitting - workshop with Deborah Grey (English)
14:00 - 17:00 Two-color brioche stitch - workshop with Hildur Ýr Ísberg (Icelandic)
17:15 - 18:00 Breaking the pattern - lecture held by Ýr Johannsdóttir in the Blönduós Community Center (English). 
20:00 - 22:00 Karaoke night - more info coming soon. 

MONDAY JUNE 10th 2019 

 9:00 - 12:00 Solar dyeing with local plants - workshop with Deborah Grey (English) 
 9:00 - 12:00 Inspired knitting - workshop with Hildur Ýr Ísberg (English)
 9:00 - 12:00 New chapter for old jumpers - workshop with Ýr Jóhannsdóttir (English)