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Oct
5
Sat
Initial Punch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Oct 5 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Initial Punch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Ready to try the newest returning craft craze? Punch Needle may have origins in the 19th century, but with new materials and designs, it fits right into our modern sensibilities. This “initial” punch project covers all the basics for beginners. Experiment with various weights of yarn and sizes of punch.

Students will leave with semi-completed piece.  Finishing the edges will be your responsibility, but we will cover various options.

$35 per person, includes use of punch tool, hoop, and assorted yarn.  If you wish to purchase materials for further punching, supplies will be available at 15% off retail.

Class time approximately 3 to 3.5 hours. Recommended Ages 12+

Oct
16
Wed
Drop-in Crochet Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Drop-in Crochet Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

This class is an introduction to crochet for the total newbie. We’ll cover the basics including starting your project (chain), a single crochet, and a double crochet if time allows.

No registration necessary.
Class time approximately 1.5 hours.
Appropriate for students ages 12 and up.
$20 per person, supplies included.

Oct
30
Wed
Needle Felting: Pumpkins @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Get into the fall feelings while you create a fun little pumpkin using only wool and a felting needle.  Go the traditional route with orange, or create a ghost pumpkin. Leave it unadorned or make it into a tiny jack-o-lantern. Ages 13+ recommended as we will be working with sharp objects.

$20 per person. Includes all materials needed to complete the project along with use of needle and foam. Anyone wishing to purchase additional supplies can do so at 15% off retail.

Nov
6
Wed
Crochet: Beyond Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Crochet: Beyond Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Now that you’ve mastered the basics, why not try something new with your crochet? Try granny squares, small round motifs, working in the round, and different types of stitches. Topics can be adjusted based on students’ preferences.

Class time approximately 1.5 hours.
Appropriate for students ages 12 and up with basic skills of chain, single, half-double.
$20 per person, supplies included.

Nov
20
Wed
Drop in Knitting Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Drop in Knitting Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

This class is an introduction to knitting for the total newbie. We’ll cover the basics including starting your project (casting on), knit stitch, binding off, and purling if time allows.

No registration necessary.
Class time approximately 1.5 hours.
Appropriate for students ages 12 and up.
$20 per person, supplies included.