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KNITMARE FEST - Event Entrance & 'Brioche Beyond the Basix' Class

Halloween is coming to Helsinki!!

EVENT:               KNITMARE FEST by ILO
DATE:                 Friday 13 th October 2017
TIME:                 17.00 – n. 22.00
LOCATION:        Stidilä
                            Hämeentie 13
                            00530 Helsinki

Join us for the 1 st edition of the KNITMARE FEST by ILO. We’re headed to the amazing Stidilä in Helsinki, where we will have a spooky ‘Friday the 13 th’ evening full of knitting, eating, drinking and hanging out with knitting friends. In addition, SOSU Knits’ Susanne Sommer will be coming back to Finland to teach her exciting “Brioche Beyond the Basix” class at Knitmare Fest.

Your ticket includes:

  • Entrance to Knitmare Fest
  • “Spookiest Knit” contest with prizes
  • Birkenwasser trunk show
  • …and of course, there will be yarn, yarn & more yarn on offer by Lankaputiikki Silmukka & ILO
  • Catered meal (incl. 2 drinks) 
  • “Brioche Beyond the Basix” - advanced brioche class with Susanne Sommer (3 hours)
  • Event age limit is 18+

    PRICE:            89€ 

    • The catered meal will include coffee, tea, 2 drinks, as well as the possibility for vegan (dairy-free) & gluten-free options. Please inform us in advance of any dietary restrictions at, and we will do our best to accommodate!


    ‘Brioche Beyond the Basix’ with SOSU Knits’ Susanne Sommer

    Get to know – and love – the many design possibilities of brioche stitch! In this class, advanced brioche fans will learn how to knit graphic brioche motifs, syncopated brioche, brioche short-rows and combining brioche and garter stitch. Other topics include cast-on and bind-off techniques and selvedge stitches.

    Materials to bring with you: at least two colors of yarn and matching circular needles or DPNs (eg. fingering weight and US 4/3.5 mm, or worsted and US 7/4.5 mm).

    Class will be taught in English.

    **Event & class registration is binding. If something urgent arises and you are unable to attend, you can send a friend in your place. Registration fees are non-refundable.**

    If you wish to purchase only the Knitmare Fest entrance ticket with catered meal (no class), click here:


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