Knitting Master Class with Phyllis Williams

Date: 20/8/21

10:30am – 2pm

Price: $45

In this masterclass Phyllis Williams shares the techniques used to create her unique, intricate and awe inspiring handknitted art pieces.

Textile artist Phyllis Williams handknitted art pieces are indeed breathtaking. Her technical ability for complex motif design, eye for colour and commitment to create such robustly patterned and richly detailed garments, all handknitted in 2ply pure wool transcends all expectations.

This inspiring, intimate and immersive masterclass will include:

  • Creating seamless circular knitted garments using the stranded knitting technique
  • Designing for colourwork
  • Hand dyeing, tinting and painting wool

Please note – This class is aimed at participants who are competent knitters familiar with working with circular needles.

Phyllis will be providing written material to take away for future reference as well as dyes and wool for each participant to sample dye.

Please bring along circular needles and wool scraps to suit needle size.

Fabrik will provide tea, coffee and simple refreshments available for participants to access throughout the workshop. A thirty minute lunch break is scheduled during the workshop, participants are encouraged to either bring along or visit one of the local businesses to purchase their lunch on the day.

This workshop will take place in the Blanket Room Foyer space at Fabrik. Look out for directional signage on the day.

To see more about Phyllis’s amazing knitting visit her Instagram account here.

If you have any questions, please feel welcome to contact Fabrik’s Public Program Officer, René Strohmayer via email on

Participants are asked to comply with all State Government COVID-19 restrictions and requirements applicable at the time of the workshop. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell.

Close up of folded knitted woollen jumpers.
Image courtesy Phyllis Williams