Piitu has always been a knitter. Just like for many of us, sometimes she has more and sometimes less time for this dear hobby. Nevertheless, handwork has always had a major role in her life.
She pours the joys and tears of her life into knitted items.Piitu Nykopp is a professional teacher of visual arts and she has been developing the education system in Finland. Her designing process starts by visualizing the final product and designing is important way of expressing herself.
VARJOSTA VALOON- varjoneulekurssi
Shadow knitting is interesting and fascinating knitting technique. From the front the knitted item looks stranded, but when you turn the angle, pattern comes alive. In this class Piitu will teach you how this element of surprise is achieved. You will need two yarn in different colors and suitable needles. The amount of contrast between your yarns will define how visible the pattern will appear.
This class is in Finnish.
KERROKSIA – Neulesuunnittelu / LAYERS – Knitwear designing
Piitu Nykopp is the author of KERROKSIA – LAYERS -knitting book. Her patterns are unique and in the class you will learn her fun way to design knitted items. She will also tell you how she modifies ready-made patterns.
First you generate an idea of a garment and then you will make the pattern. In the class you make pattern for your own unique design.
Class is in Finnish.