Filipa Carneiro: The Perfect Finish to Your Handknits

Filipa Carneiro: The Perfect Finish to Your Handknits

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Filipa Carneiro: The Perfect Finish to Your Handknits

Filipa Carneiro: The Perfect Finish to Your Handknits

Classroom: Alpaca. Moll de Barcelona s/n, edifici Est, 1ª planta. 08039, Barcelona.. See map



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Filipa Carneiro: The Perfect Finish to Your Handknits

Until 11/3/2022

68,00 €

Thank you for registering for this workshop! Personal and non-transferable ticket, valid for one workshop. - Please check timetable, classroom, language, level and previous knowledge. -Please note that, to access the workshop, you must exchange your ticket for a wristband at the ticket office. -The workshop ticket gives you access to Barcelona Knits on the day of the workshop. - We recommend arriving 30 minutes in advance. - You will not be able to access the workshop once it has started. - Access to Barcelona Knits will be by means of an exclusive wristband for personal use. It will be handed out once your ticket has been validated at the ticket office, located at the World Trade Center Barcelona (Moll de Barcelona, s/n) during the days and hours of the event. - You can also pick up your wristband on Friday 4 November prior to the start of the event at Lalanalú (c/ Martínez de la Rosa 71, 08012, Barcelona) from 11.00 am to 8.00 pm. - To collect your wristband, you must present your ticket with the QR code printed or on your mobile device. The wristband will only be given to the ticket holder in person. - Once your advance ticket has been validated, we will put the wristband on your wrist and you will not be able to take it off until the end of the event to gain access. It will allow you to enter and leave Barcelona Knits as many times as you like on the day your ticket is valid. Capacity at WTC Barcelona is limited. There may be queues outdoors. COVID-19 During the fifth edition of Barcelona Knits, we will follow the current COVID-19 regulations so that you can enjoy the event safely. The World Trade Center is a large shopping complex located in Barcelona's Port Vell. There you will find an open square and outdoor areas next to the classroom areas, auditorium and exhibition halls. All enclosed spaces have forced ventilation to ensure air quality. On our website you can find information about the requirements for entry into Spain that refer to COVID-19. We remind you that all documentation is the responsibility of the visitor. Barcelona Knits is not responsible for changes in health regulations. If you have any doubts, please consult the FAQ at Barcelona Knits | 5 - 6 November 2022 World Trade Center Barcelona (Edif. Este, Moll de Barcelona, s/n, 08039 Barcelona) |

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Filipa Carneiro: The Perfect Finish to Your Handknits

Date: Saturday, 5th November

Time: 17:00 h - 20:00 h

Classroom: Alpaca

Workshop facilitator: Filipa Carneiro

Technique: Knitting

Level: All levels

Language: English

Places: 15

Sponsor: The Lanners

Prepare the perfect finish before you knit the first stitch.

In this workshop, you will learn how to think ahead to make your finishing tasks easier. Filipa will guide you and teach you how to use the different seams, edge finishes, how to pick up and cast on stitches. You will be able to find the best ways and places to weave in ends, hide yarns and make your hand knitted garment the perfect project.


  • introduction to finishing techniques: planning ahead where to change threads, how to choose edge stitches, and where to leave yarn scraps long enough for seams;
  • sewing techniques: vertical seams in jersey stitches (mattress stitch), horizontal seams and 3-needle bind-off, combined seams;
  • Picking up stitches: learning the stitch/row ratio, picking up stitches along the vertical edge, picking up stitches along a round neckline;
  • knit ends: knit ends in ribbing and garter stitch; knit with sharp needle for thicker (or slippery) yarns.

Required material:

Two colors of yarn (DK thickness recommended, in contrasting colors and not too dark), 2 pairs of knitting needles to go with the chosen yarn.

Required techniques:

Assemble, purl, work stockinette stitch, work ribbing 2x2, work simple increases and decreases.


  • students should bring the following knitting swatches (we recommend DK thickness yarn):
  • 2 samples of stockinette stitch 12 x 12 cm;
  • 1 stretch stitch + stockinette stitch swatch of approximately 10 x 20 cm. Knit a multiple of 4 stitches (approximately 24 stitches for DK thickness yarn and 32 stitches if fingering weight yarn is used). Work in 2x2 ribbing as follows
    • Rw 1 (RS): k3, (p2, k2) repeat until the last stitch, k1.
    • Row 2 (WS): p1, (p2, k2) repeat until the last 3 stitches, p3.
    • Repeat rows 1 and 2, until the stockinette stitch measures 6 cm in height. o Continue in stockinette stitch until the swatch measures 20 cm / in height.
  • 2 swatches in stockinette stitch 10 x 10 cm - leave stitches unclosed (leave open stitches in a stitch keeper, yarn remnants or single needle needle);



Advance ticket / workshop + Hola Barcelona Travel Card

You can also buy your advance ticket together with the Hola Barcelona Travel Card. This card allows you unlimited travel on public transport for 2 days (48 h), 3 days (72 h), 4 days (96 h) or 5 days (120 h) consecutively from the first validation.

Choose the option that best suits your needs. You can pick up your pass at one of the following Barcelona Tourist Offices.

  • El Prat Airport (Terminals 1 and 2)
  • Plaça de Catalunya (Plaça de Catalunya, 17-S, 08002)
  • Mirador de Colom (Plaça del Portal de la Pau, s/n, 08002)

Check the addresses and pick-up times, transport included and all the information on our website.

The promoter has not specified underage access policy, if you have any question please contact directly with the promoter.

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