Vanessa pellisa: The Ideal Sweater Exists. An Introduction to Garment Design

  • Date: Sunday, November 6th
  • Time: 09.00 h – 12.00 h
  • Classroom: Linen
  • Workshop facilitator: Vanessa Pellisa
  • Technique: knitting
  • Level: All levels
  • Language: Spanish
  • Places: 20
  • Sponsor: The Lanners

The Ideal Sweater Exists. An Introduction to Garment Design

An introduction to garment design. This workshop focuses on sweaters, with a compendium of tips and ideas for beginners who want to enter the world of sweater design. Vanessa will go over different possible structures and how to apply your ideas to the drafting of a pattern.

 This is a workshop that seeks to translate technical concepts of design, grading and garment construction so that they are accessible to anyone who knits, whatever their level. It covers everything from inspiration to professional garment grading and the elements that a good sweater should have.

 Content

  • Why doesn’t it look like the picture?
  • The parts of a sweater and what looks good on us.
  • Sampling to win
  • Grading garments and modifying measurements.
  • Collars and cuffs
  • Drafting patterns so you can be understood.

 Required Material: 

 Tape measure and willingness to learn 

Required techniques: 

For the best use of the class, this workshop requires knowing how to knit and being eager to learn.

 Materials provided:

  • Informative handout
  • Pattern to create a custom sweater.
  • Date: Sunday, November 6th
  • Time: 09.00 h – 12.00 h
  • Classroom: Linen
  • Workshop facilitator: Vanessa Pellisa
  • Technique: knitting
  • Level: All levels
  • Language: Spanish
  • Places: 20
  • Sponsor: The Lanners
IMPORTANT!

How can I attend one or more workshops?

Barcelona Knits has a programme of in-person crochet and knitting workshops taught by renowned national and international designers. To participate in one or more workshops, from June you can consult the programme by workshops and workshop participants and purchase your ticket in advance online through Entradium, a ticket sales platform for events. The entrance to one or more workshops includes the entrance to Barcelona Knits the same day of the workshop.

How can I get my Barcelona Knits ticket online?

You can buy your tickets online from July. You can choose the day of your visit: Saturday or Sunday. There is also a two-day ticket available at a reduced cost. Remember that to access Barcelona Knits you must go to the ticket office to exchange your ticket for a non-transferable wristband. Access will depend on the capacity of the fair, so it is possible that queues may form outdoors at some poin

Tickets with Hola Barcelona:

Advance ticket / workshop + Hola Barcelona Travel Card

You can also purchase 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 Tourism 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.

Access to the Fair:

Access to Barcelona Knits will be by an exclusive wristband for personal use. It will be handed out once the ticket has been validated at the ticket office, located at the World Trade Center Barcelona (Moll de Barcelona, s/n) during the days of the event and within its opening hours. 

 You can also pick up your wristband on the Friday before the start of the event (Friday 4 November) at Lalanalú (c/ Martínez de la Rosa, number 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 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.

Reduced-price advance or workshop tickets do not have priority access to the venue. 

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