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NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ESTONIAN CRAFTS, 2011

KÜLLIKI POOLE,  MEIE KODU

What an unusual year! S.E.S. Kunsti ja Käsitööring started off with a definite plan of what we were going to learn and produce
during the year.

In the plans were monthly presentations by various members of new techniques
which they were willing to share with the others. Helle-Mall Risti gained a
steady following of disciples willing to knit the cobweb-like Haapsalu sallid.
It is amazing that so many persevered so devotedly and managed a collection of
small samples which may be used in a non-traditional, creative, manner.
Helle-Mall, herself, has been assiduously knitting both small samples and
customary shawls and scarves for exhibition and sale at our Christmas Market,
the “Jõululaat”.

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By Kristi Barrow

Loves all things Estonian. Especially Crafters Elderflower gin. Aussie born.

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