Yarn from Naturally Happy Sheep in Northern Norway, Ragnhild Lie
Ragnhild Lie, founder of Lofoten Wool, will talk about the identity of the wool, and the landscape and surroundings the local sheep in Lofoten live in. About the farmers who keep the sheep, and the sheep themselves. The process of making the yarn and how we plantdye. She will also show the different knitting pat- terns they’ve produced so far.
Tid: Saturday 11:00—11:45
Pris: Kr. 70,-
About the speaker:
Ragnhild Lie is textile artist educated from Kunsthøyskolen i Bergen. She has many years of experience working with wool in the loom, with different needles and in more industrial processes. She does fine art projects and has run courses for children and grown ups. Before starting Lofoten Wool in 2014 she worked as a assistant professor in University of Nordland. Lie was recently handed this years founder prize from Det Kongelige Selskap for Norges Vel. Her environmental perspective often defines her choices.