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Nikki Gabriel knitting workshops + Giveaway!

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Tuesday 10th August 2010
Custom screenprinted tent by Anthony Chiappin for Nikki Gabriel‘s knitting construction workshops in Sydney this weekend!

Do you know what this is? It’s a knitting tent! Purpose built, and custom screenprinted for Nikki Gabriel‘s inspired ‘Construction Knitting Workshop’ in Sydney this Friday, Saturday and Sunday as part of Sydney Design! This brilliant little temporary structure was designed and hand-printed by Nikki’s very clever fella, illustrator / designer Anthony Chiappin. 10 x husband brownie points right there, Anthony.

Anthony Chiappin screenprints Nikki’s tent!

I can’t think of a better place to knit, can you?  This magical little tent will be pitched at Sydney’s Powerhouse museum this weekend, and here Nikki will personally be taking small workshop groups through the basics of knitting her brilliant construction patterns!   The workshops go for 3 hrs and cost $80.00 per person.  All workshop attendees will also receive a limited edition ‘Workshop Kit’ – a gorgeous screenprinted bag, Nikki Gabriel handspun wool and knitting patterns.

IF YOU ARE IN SYDNEY you should totally sign up to meet Nikki and hang out in her super cool tent this weekend!  BUT, if, like me, you are not in Sydney, don’t fret – you can still win one of Nikki’s fabulous Workshop Kits right here! PLUS Nikki has thrown in an extra gift just for us – a set of her exquisite ebony knitting needles!

Nikki Gabriel super special Design Files giveaway!

Nikki has generously offered the following packs for 2 lucky Design Files readers!

– Custom screenprinted tote bag
– Construction knitting pattern
– Nikki Gabriel handspun wool
– Nikki Gabriel Ebony handmade knitting needles.

To be in the running, please leave a comment here before midnight today, Melbourne time!

*THANKS so much for all your great comments! This giveaway is now closed and the two winners have been notified by email! :)

Huge thanks to Nikki for this fab giveaway!  Don’t forget to head to the Sydney Design website to sign up for Nikki’s workshop if you are in Sydney and in the mood for some tent / craft action this weekend!

Nikki Gabriel Construction Knitting Workshop
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
This Friday 13th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th August

More info and bookings here


by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Tuesday 10th August 2010

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