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Donna Druchunas: The Art of Lithuanian Knitting

Start date: February 7
Start time: 6:30 PM
End time: 8:00 PM
Location: Phoenix Books @ 2 Carmichael Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452, USA

 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!