Susanne Sommer

Susanne Sommer is a brilliant knitwear designer from Austria. Her style is always a bit different, edgy and her use of colors is always a pleasure for eye.  Susanne aka Sosu teaches brioche, and other ways to manipulate knitting using different stitch patterns and colors. 

Exploring Colors and Textures
Thursday 4/7/19
City Hall: Vallesmanni 10-13
20 seats
Tickets from Titityy 75€

In this color and texture theory class we will explore how colors interact and how they can transform a pattern, so you can confidently pick the right colors for your future projects. We will find out how colors are transformed through different textures (stockinette, garter, lace, cables, brioche, texture stitches, colorwork etc.) and which factors play a role when choosing the perfect colors for your project. We will talk about different dying styles, and learn to boldly combine different fibers and weights and how to create a perfect fade. Samples of color- and texture-play will inspire you to create your own class projects!

Materials: Small amounts of yarn in different colors, weights and fibres (your favorite colors and yarn you’ve never dared to use or known how to combine), circular needles or DPNs in an appropriate size for knitting a swatch (eg. fingering weight and US 4/3.5 mm, or worsted weight and US 7/4.5 mm). Bring along a pattern you want to choose colors for or yarn you want to find the right project for!

Brioche Adventures – Going beyond the Basics
Thursday 4/7/19
City Hall: Vallesmanni 14-17
20 seats
Tickets from Titityy 75€

Get to know the many design possibilities of brioche stitch! In this class, experienced brioche knitters will learn how to knit graphic brioche motifs, syncopated brioche, cables, short-rows and combining brioche with other knitting stitches and textures. We will also discuss which influence yarn and color choice has on the finished piece and how to combine different yarn weights and fibers.

Students should already be comfortable with brioche knit and purl stitches. Please take one of the introductory brioche classes before taking this one!

Skill level: Basic brioche comfort.

Materials: At least two colors of yarn and matching circular needles (with 16“/40 cm or 24“/60 cm cord) or DPNs (eg. fingering weight and US 4/3.5 mm, or worsted weight and US 7/4.5 mm). Several stitch markers and one locking stitch marker.

Sideways Sweater Recipe
Friday 5/7/19
City Hall: Vallesmanni 14-17
20 seats 
Tickets from Titityy 75€

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Sunday 7/7/19
Old Vicarage: Assembly Hall 10-13
20 seats
Tickets from Titityy 75€

Create your own custom sideways sweater with this easy and fun modular pattern recipe.

With the Palette Cleanser Sweater as a template, sketch your dream sweater and then use the recipe and your gauge swatch to create your personalized sideways sweater pattern.We’ll also talk about the different sideways construction methods.

Skill level: Basic knitting skills (knit, purl, increase, decrease)

Materials: knit and blocked swatch in (simple) stitch pattern of choice, yarn and needles to match swatch, stitch markers, pencil, calculator, tape measure.

Brioche Textures
Saturday 6/7/19
City Hall: Vallesmanni 14-17
20 seats
Tickets from Titityy 75€

While brioche is best known for its cushy textural rib pattern, there are endless textures to explore. In this class, we’ll get to know one- and two-color versions of brioche variations, such as stockinette brioche, honeycomb brioche and pearl brioche.

Students should already be comfortable with brioche knit and purl stitches. Please take one of the introductory brioche classes before taking this one.

Skill level: Basic brioche comfort.

Materials: At least two colors of yarn and matching circular needles (with 16“/40 cm or 24“/60 cm cord) or DPNs (eg. fingering weight and US 4/3.5 mm, or worsted weight and US 7/4.5 mm).