• The fourth biggest lake in Europe is Lake Peipus in Estonia. Standing on its shore it feels like you are near a sea. Not too far from the lake is a wonderful handicraft and wellness farm called Turgi Talu. Turgi farm hostess Veinika Västrik is an experienced weaving teacher and author of several handbooks for weavers. During our tour we will enjoy lunches by Turgi farm host Ergo, who is a passionate cook and will serve us delicious meals without gluten, lactose nor added sugars. Estonia is rich in beautiful handicraft techniques. Weaving fabrics on a loom is a widely spread skill. Woven belts called kirivöö were very popular over several centuries and doing their renaissance right now. There are hidden stories woven into belts, we will have a chance to discover some of it with the help of handicraft master Kristel Vihman. Also, there will be a day of natural yarn dying using local plants and mushrooms. Our guide on this journey will be a handicraft master Airi Gailit. During the tour we will relax and dine in Nina Kordon Guesthouse. The price is 2100 euros and it includes: • 3 full days of weaving, including all materials and tools. • 3 full days of woven belt kirivöö making, including all materials and tools. • 2 workshops on natural dying with plants and mushrooms, including all materials and tools. • 8 nights in Nina Kordon Guesthouse double-room with breakfasts. • healthy lunches in Turgi farm by Ergo; • 2 days of touring in beautiful places in Estonia. • Bus transportation between Tallinn and Lake Peipus. PayPal payments will have an extra EUR 100 charge, so your total is 2200. If you pay via bank transfer, please make it FULL AMOUNT TO BENEFICIARY! Your total will be 2100 euros, we will send you an invoice. Info and reservations: Külli Kõppo-Jacobson + 372 50 343 86 info@nordicknitters.com www.NordicKnitters.com www.facebook.com/EstonianMittens CANCELLATION POLICY: If cancelled before January 3rd, 2024 you will receive 90% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back. If cancelled before February 3rd, 2024 you will receive 60% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back. If cancelled before March 3rd, 2024 you will receive 30% of your payment (minus PayPal or bank fees) back.
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  • Knitted with three colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Vigala area in Western ESTONIA. It is an ancient motif on them: a Cat Paw Pattern and a Sieve Pattern combined. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The pink yarn is hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The grey and brown yarns are natural sheep color. They come from Kihnu Island. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size 7,5-8.
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  • Knitted with mostly two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Otepää area in Valga County. It is an ancient geometrical pattern, depicting trees or snow piles. There is a Japanease pattern which is amazingly similar to this one. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful triangular ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
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  • Knitted with three color yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. This pattern comes from Värska area in Setoland, Estonia. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful twisty ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size, approximately 7.5

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  • Knitted with two colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern is an ancient Estonian pattern depicting crosses and stars. It comes from Halliste area in historic Mulgi region, nowadays in Viljandi County, ESTONIA. It is called a Cross Pattern, ristikiri. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The red yarn is hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The brown is sheep color yarn from Kihnu island. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are colorworked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-leyer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size.
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  • Knitted with a lot of diferent colored yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. The pattern comes from Halliste area in historic Mulgi Region, nowadays Viljandi County, ESTONIA. It is a large ancient motif, depicting the powerful 8-pointed star and the snake pattern. The star, with its 8 corners unites heaven and hell, good and bad, light and dark. It protects you from all the evil. This PESSUTULBA KIRI pattern was worn going to court to get justice. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful triangular ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size 8-8,5.

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  • Knitted with three color yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. This pattern comes from Lüganuse area in Ida-Viru County, Estonia. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size, approximately 7.5
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  • Knitted with three color yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. This pattern comes from Tori area in Pärnu County, Estonia. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The green yarn is hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The grey and brown yarns are natural sheep color from Kihnu Island in Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful triangular ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size, approximately 8-8.5
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  • Knitted with three color yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. This pattern comes from Võnnu area in Tartu County, Estonia. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The read and blue yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The off-white yarn is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size, approximately 7.5
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  • Knitted with three color yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. This pattern is very widely spread throughout Estonia. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. The yellow and green yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The off-white yarn is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size, approximately 7.5
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  • Knitted with three color yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. This pattern is called a Butterfly Pattern and collected from Viru-Jaagupi in Lääne Viru County, Estonia. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful triangular ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size, approximately 7.5-8
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  • Knitted with four color yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. This is an ancient pattern collected from Türi area in Järva County, Estonia. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the pink yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. The off-white is natural sheep color. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful triangular ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size, approximately 7.5-8
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  • Knitted with three color yarn in traditional Estonian fair-isle style. This pattern is a Seto pattern from Vilo Village, Setoland, ESTONIA. Tightly knitted using 0-size needles and DK weight yarn. All the yarns are hand dyed, 100% wool from Estonia. They are perfect to block wind and wear in winter. Beautiful lacy ribbing is very elegant, like a bracelet around your wrist. The gloves are color-worked all the way to the fingertips, which makes them warmer than average thin one-layer gloves. The yarn being rather thin makes them very comfortable to wear and they fit like a second skin. Women's size, approximately 7.5
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