Rya Rug Workshops

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LEARN TO MAKE FINNISH TRADITIONAL RYA RUG 

 

Location: Kutomo Craft Studio, Malagankatu 5, Helsinki
Other locations possible too.
Price: 350 €/group of 1-9 persons
Included in price: 3 hours private workshop for 1 to 9 persons
Additional cost: A rya rug package for each participant, 20 €/person
Package includes

  • Instructions in English or Finnish with pictures
  • Finnish natural wool (~100 g)
  • Ready made backing fabric
  • Needles
  • Ruler

Languages: English, Finnish
 

During the workshop you will learn to make a traditional Finnish rya rug. Rya rug size will be 20x20 cm and the yarns have natural colors of Finnish sheep breeds. We will start making the rya rug and you can continue working after the workshop.

Macrame workshop for beginners 

 

Location: Kutomo Craft Studio, Malagankatu 5, Helsinki
Other locations possible too.
Price: 400 €/group of 1-9 persons
Included in price: 3 hours private workshop for 1 to 9 persons including materials
Additional cost: No additional costs

Languages: English, Finnish

 

During the workshop we will learn to knot the 3 basic macrame knots. We will be using Finnish yarns made of leftovers from the local textile industry.

After learning the basic knots, participants can either make earrings or a small wall hanging.