We’re Teaching at the Taos Wool Festival 2015
We will be teaching 1 workshop and 2 make-and-take classes at the Taos Wool Festival the first weekend in October. Come join us! There are a lot of fun classes on crochet, knitting, felting, tatting, punch needle and more!
Check out the Workshops at the Taos Wool Festival.
What: Taos Wool Festival
When: October 2-4, 2015
Where: Kit Carson Park in Taos, New Mexico
Cost: Free to attend Festival (Classes and Workshops have a fee)
The 32nd annual festival includes: Wool market, Critter Corner, Demonstrations, Contests, Dog Sweater Show, Silent Auction and more. Check out all the fun activities planned for the Taos Wool Festival.
Take a Worshop and Make-and-Take Class with Us!
Surprisingly Simple Houndstooth Print Bag
Learn to crochet this cute bag, accented at top and bottom with the Crocodile Stitch and adorned with a rose. Perfectly sized for storing your tablet. Student to provide: two skeins of worsted weight yarn approx 170 yds ea, appropriate size crochet hook
Skills: Intermediate crocheter, must know how to ch, sl st, sc, hdc, dc, trc, crochet in rows & in the round, inc, dec, crochet in both, front & back loops
Owl Cup Cozy
Woo loves coffee?! (or tea or coco?) Crochet your own cup cozy that will keep an eye on your drink. We’ll take a basic cozy and dress it up with large eyes, a petite beak and 3D wings made using the Crocodile Stitch.
Students to provide: 50 yds ea worsted weight yarn in 2 coordinating colors, 2 yds black yarn, 20 yds white yarn, 5 yds yellow (colors of choice may be substituted), appropriate size crochet hook
Skills: Intermediate crocheter, must know how to ch, sl st, sc, hdc, dc, trc, crochet in rows & in the round, inc, dec, crochet in both, front & back loops.
Broomstick Lace Scarf
We’ll take you through combining traditional broomstick lace with “drop stitch”, or single stranded broomstick lace to create this light and airy scarf. Your friends will think you knit it.
Students to provide: 200 yds of Wool/Silk Blend or the like (light weight yarn with good drape), crochet hooks F, G, or H – just one, using a size slightly larger than yarn calls for, knitting needle – (1) #50 / 25 mm and (1) #17 / 12.75mm
Skills: Intermediate crocheter, must know how to ch, sl st, sc, crochet in rows, crochet in both and back loops, have at least tried Broomstick Lace (video link-please practice before class)