Don't miss the World Famous Phillip's Island Penguin Parade!
**EXCLUSIVE KNITTING WORKSHOP DAY with JANE SLICER-SMITH; AUSTRALIA'S TOP KNITWEAR DESIGNER! **
We're staying at Australia's finest hotels and touring Sydney, The Blue Mountains, Melbourne & more We'll travel in our own coach and take a short flight from Sydney to Melbourne. knitting travel
and tasting... and snacking at
GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL.... WE'RE VISITING THREE WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES , A HERITAGE FARM plus the Sunset
PHILLIPS ISLAND PENGUIN PARADE!
MEET WOMBATS, WALLABIES, EMUS, ECHNIDAS... and of course KANGAROOS & KOALAS!
Jane Slicer-Smith, Australia’s preeminent knitwear designer, has spent 30 years designing, pattern writing and teaching knitters around the world.
Lucky for us, my long friendship with Jane will allow us the rare opportunity to have a “stitches on the needles” workshop day in her studio in suburban Sydney. Jane is so busy designing and knitting custom garments for her clients that other studio visitors don’t get the pleasure and expertise of her hands-on knitting workshops any longer.
Jane will guide us in exploration of color, textures, shaping, and best of all, made-to-measure hints & techniques. With over 100 of Jane’s Signatur Handknits garments we can try on, she will help us find the styles we like the best and flatter us most, and then she will teach us how to knit and personalize them.
Jane’s seminal book on knitted garment design: “Swing, Swagger, Drape: Knit the Colors of Australia” features on-location photography of the Australian flora and fauna that inspires her work. If you don’t already own a copy, you’re sure to want to pick one up. Knitting Tour
Leave winter behind and warm up with knitting workshops, wool, wool, wool, cozy koalas, kangaroos & fine wines..
WE'RE STAYING AT FABULOUS HOTELS, TOURING SYDNEY, THE BLUE MOUNTAINS, MELBOURNE & MORE... knitting travel
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