A wonderful souvenir from Haapsalu and a very practical and beautiful gift for all lace knitters. In Interweave Knits, Spring , Nancy wrote a tutorial about how to design and knit a Haapsalu shawl. Haapsalu is a town in Estonia with a. Nov 24, Haapsalu shawl – over years old Estonian traditional lace shawl. Always knitted with fine wool or merino(cobweb), so you can pull the shawl.

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The master artisans knit the shawls so fine that they can be pulled through a ladies’ wedding ring. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. TripAdvisor has been notified. We went to Haapsalu specifically for shaql lace museum.

There are various ways to make shaql nupp, but I consistently use the following method. In the Shawl Museum, which is located in a jewellery workshop, you can see a permanent exhibition on the past and present of the Haapsalu shawl, examine the extremely fine patterns, and buy one of the masterpieces for yourself.

It is the small details that make them so interesting and fun to knit.

Reviewed August 19, Nice to visit for those who love handcraft. They take great pride, rightfully so, haapsaul their work. Cancel Reply Post Comment. See all 13 reviews. Are the prices for this place or activity budget-friendly?


Do you love knitting lace shawls? Actually, this museum is settled in a jewellery workshop, Home Programme Lectures Short workshops Mitten cuff with shortened rows and intarsia motif Session of the Muhu fly “Kierd”, “pakud”, “tagid”- techniques for Kihnu “troi” sweater Details from Saaremaa knitted jackets Short course of Haapsalu shawl Inlay and knitted fringes Solvita’s roses A ribbon-type cuff for mittens Latvia, Latgale region Lithuanian beaded wrist warmers Northern-Russian ornamental knitting Russian knitting: Show reviews that mention.

I have been out naapsalu for some days and saw the haapsalj just now: Is this attraction accessible using public transportation?

Siiri has been helping Saara Publishing House with all the latest books concerned Haapsalu lace knitting. About Us Help Center.

Prices are quite high they are worth it. Do you have to pay to enter this place?

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Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox. Description [ edit ] A traditional Haapsalu shawl is a rectangle measuring x to x cm square. My wife found this to be a very interesting place with all the handicraft you could find here. Is this a place or activity you would suggest for families with kids?

Besides being teacher Siiri is a popular course-instructor of lace knitting in all over Estonia. Cut the working yarn and pull up the last loop to secure the end of the bound-off stitches. A nupp “knob” or “button” in Estonian is a bobble-like feature found in many Estonian lace patterns. Comment You must be logged in to post a comment.

Retrieved from ” https: All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. There’s something special about a knitted lace shawl.


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Do you have to pay for wi-fi at this place or activity? The knitters of traditional Examples of this art can be seen by virtual tour of the Haapsalu Shawl Museum.

Cheaper than Therapy Read It! It is located in Ehte street, just above the region of Haapsalu Episcopial Castle.

Their works are available at the museum in Haapsalu, Estonia. As a lifelong inhabitant of Haapsalu she has a strong link with a Haapsalu year-old lace knitting culture, which has been the source for her own creative activity as well.

Two techniques that Nancy uses when knitting her shawls are knitting nupps—the bobble-like bits that add so much texture to Estonian shawl patterns—and a stretchy bind off that’s traditional in Haapsalu shawls. Write a Review Add Photo. Surprise after surprise we were getting at in the magic Haapsalu Town and one of them was this amazing Haapsalu Shawl Museum. You will probably meet some of the ladies who made the items for sale in the shop or founded the society which passes down the tradition in haapslu local school.