August 6, 2017 2pm - 4pm
A quick and adorable knit, you will love these baby bootees! Knit flat, this is a great beginner project: you will learn a bit of shaping and how to seam the bootee together. Plus the tassel!
Skills needed: how to cast on, knit, bind off
Materials: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn (sample uses Berroco Suede), pair of US 6 needles (straights or circulars), tapestry needle, free copy of pattern from Ravelry:...more
August 20, 2017 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Needle felting seems like a complicated craft filled with all kinds of sharp and unfamiliar tools, but don't be too intimidated. If I gave you a pin, could you pop a balloon? If your answer is yes, then you’ve got the basics down already! Needle felting is basically poking a pile of wool with a needle until the fibers get tangled together. The more poking, the tighter the tangle, until you’ve created a solid object. In this beginner level class, we’ll start small and create mini-sculptures with just a handful of special needles and some loose roving wool. It's hot and dry outside, so let's...more