Nordic Knitting Symposium 2018
Long course of Haapsalu shawl
In this workshop you will learn the lace knitting methods of the authentic Haapsalu shawl, calculating and sewing the edging lace. You will knit a tiny Haapsalu shawl.
Short overview of the various Haapsalu shawls and triangular shawls
Introduction of the suitable materials and tools
Cast-on and cast-off
Special tips of the Haapsalu shawl knitting
Calculating the edging lace
- Knitting and sewing the edging lace
- Tips of Haapsalu nupps
Siiri Reimann is a handicraft teacher at the Haapsalu Primary School and a knitting teacher at the Haapsalu Vocational Education and Training Centre. As a lifelong inhabitant of Haapsalu she has a strong link with a Haapsalu 200-year-old lace knitting culture, which has been the source for her own creative activity as well.
Besides being teacher Siiri is a popular course-instructor of lace knitting in all over Estonia. She also is an founder and active member of the Haapsalu Lace Centre.
Siiri has been helping Saara Publishing House with all the latest books concerned Haapsalu lace knitting. Here is a list of her own books:
Siiri Reimann, Aime Edasi „Haapsalu sall” 2009
Siiri Reimann, Aime Edasi „Haapsalu rätt” 2011
Helga Rüütel, Siiri Reimann „ Helga Rüütli sallid“ 2013
Anu Pink, Siiri Reimann, Kristi Jõeste „Estonian knitting 1. Customs and techniques“ 2015
Aasa Jõelaid, Siiri Reimann „Aasa sallid” 2016
Siiri Reimann „How to knit a Haapsalu shawl” 2016
Siiri Reimann „Triangular knitted shawls by Siiri Reimann” 2017