Network: An Introduction to Lacis
with Amy Keefer

In this workshop, participants will learn the technique of knotted netting and how to transform a piece of net into a work of Lacis.       

Subjects and Techniques covered will include:

 

  • Designing a pattern for lacis, using hand drawing or photographs as source imagery.

 

  • Becoming familiar with the tools and techniques of knotted netting.  We will focus on creating a net with square mesh for lacis, participants can also use a found or upcycled piece of net.

 

  • How to draft and follow a pattern in linen stitch

 

  • Learning the filling stitches of Lacis, including Linen Stitch and Darning Stitch.
     

  • Working with color and transparency as design principles in Lacis.

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