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Hazel Tindall

1 tour from £1,465pp

Expert Overview

Hazel Tindall was born and raised in Shetland, surrounded by knitters who depended on the craft to earn an income. Speed and efficiency were the key – something Hazel picked up from an early age and has carried through her career. In 2004, Hazel was recognised as the World’s Fastest Knitter, knitting an impressive 255 stitches in 3 minutes! Throughout her career, Hazel has designed countless patterns, contributed to various publications, recorded two instructional knitting DVD’s and knitted thousands of fair isle inspired knitting pieces. Her main ambition is to help fellow knitters produce high quality knits as efficiently as possible – a nostalgic goal inspired by her childhood.

1 Holidays available from £1,465pp

Discover the breathtaking Shetland Islands, whose past is interwoven with a rich history of wool, textiles and inimitable Fair Isle technique.

  • 5 nights half-board accommodation
  • 2 half-day workshops on Shetland Fair Isle
  • 2 half-day workshops on Shetland Lace
  • Entrance fees and excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Availability:

  • 2025 18th June 27th August
Travel Options
  • By Air By Air
  • Join Direct Join Direct

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Hazel Tindall

Hazel Tindall

Hazel Tindall was born and raised in Shetland, surrounded by knitters who depended on the craft to earn an income. Speed and efficiency were the key! In 2004, Hazel was recognised as the World’s Fastest Knitter, knitting an impressive 255 stitches in 3 minutes.
Kathleen Anderson

Kathleen Anderson

Coming from a family of talented knitters, Kathleen began knitting at a young age. Her speciality lies in knitting fine lace shawls, the first of which she knitted some 40 years ago. She is a five-time winner of the prestigious Championship Award for the best craft item in show!
Janette Budge

Janette Budge

Janette was taught to knit at a young age, around six years old, and has knitted for most of her life. She is keen to share the Shetland knitting heritage with the younger generation and beyond, and always incorporates Shetland knitting techniques into her workshops.
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