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Jun
7
Fri
Drop in Knitting Basics @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 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.

Jun
8
Sat
Spinning Circle @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Spinning Circle @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Attention Spinners! Join us for this monthly spinning circle. Bring your wheel, spindle, or e-spinner. Pick up tips and tricks, ask questions, share stories. Pack a lunch if you need to.  All are welcome!

Jun
11
Tue
Stitch ‘n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stitch 'n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Looking to get out of the house on a weekday morning? Join us for Lunch Buddies, a craft group for everyone! Pack a lunch and bring your latest work in progress. Share ideas, ask questions, enjoy the company of like-minded busy bees. Knit, crochet, spin, weave. Whatever suits your fancy.

Jun
13
Thu
Carding Party @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Carding Party @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Don’t have a drumcarder or blending board at home? Come out for the 2nd Annual CARDING PARTY and have the opportunity to create your own batts and rolags. Select from my collection of hand-dyed fibers including wool, silk, mohair, alpaca, angora and more. You can also bring some specialty fibers of your own to blend in.

You just pay $4/oz based on the weight of your finished batt.
RSVP is encouraged but not required. Light refreshments will be served.

Jun
15
Sat
Youngstown Flea @ Covelli Centre
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Youngstown Flea @ Covelli Centre

The Youngstown Flea easily differentiates itself in the way we deliver, not just another area event, but an EXPERIENCE! Cue the curated music, Yoga, the inviting pet-friendly atmosphere and bring the area’s finest farmers, food trucks & artisans and we’re just getting started.

Hidden treasures & local gems of handmade, hand-poured, hand-stamped jewelry, art, crafts, clothing, food/food trucks & collectibles from artisans at The Youngstown Flea – it’s connecting a community of creatives with the local community that cares.

Jun
18
Tue
Stitch ‘n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stitch 'n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Looking to get out of the house on a weekday morning? Join us for Lunch Buddies, a craft group for everyone! Pack a lunch and bring your latest work in progress. Share ideas, ask questions, enjoy the company of like-minded busy bees. Knit, crochet, spin, weave. Whatever suits your fancy.

Jun
19
Wed
Needle Felting: Cactus @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Needle Felting: Cactus @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Create a spunky little cactus using only wool and a felting needle. Some prior needle felting experience recommended, but not required if you are adventurous! Ages 13+ recommended as we will be working with sharp objects.

$25 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.

Jun
25
Tue
Stitch ‘n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Stitch 'n Bitch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

Looking to get out of the house on a weekday morning? Join us for Lunch Buddies, a craft group for everyone! Pack a lunch and bring your latest work in progress. Share ideas, ask questions, enjoy the company of like-minded busy bees. Knit, crochet, spin, weave. Whatever suits your fancy.

Jun
26
Wed
Soup+Social @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Soup+Social @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers

This is just a good old Stitch ‘n Bitch plus food! I’ll make the soup and you can bring something to share if you like. You can knit, crochet, weave, spin – whatever you enjoy doing. Learn something new! Try out the wheels or looms in the studio. Share ideas. Bring friends. Spend an evening with like-minded, craft-oriented folks and maybe get a few rows done on your project!

Jun
29
Sat
Initial Punch @ Gwen Erin Natural Fibers
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 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+