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Chunky Knit Baskets - Workshop with Love Fest Fibers

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Teacher: Britt-Marie Alm of Love Fest Fibers
Places available: 6 students
Times: 6.30 - 8.30pm


In this 2 hour workshop you will learn how to knit a basket with giant yarn! Britt from Love Fest Fibers joins us from San Francisco to make baskets using a single ball of Tough Love yarn. Tough Love is 100% New Zealand wool that has been hand-felted into yarn by women in Nepal. Through this workshop, you'll learn how to knit and seam your basket, techniques for working with super chunky yarn and lots of projects ideas. By the end of the class you'll have your own basket to keep or share as a unique gift.

The fee includes: 1 big ball of felt yarn, size US50/25mm giant knitting needles + project pattern

Level: Enthusiastic Beginner (knowledge of basic cast on, cast off and garter stitch required)

About the teacher: Britt is the Owner and Chief String Slinger of Love Fest Fibers in San Francisco. She has spent much of the past two decades living and working on the Tibetan Plateau and founded Love Fest Fibers with the aim of supporting communities with fiber traditions. Love Fest Fibers partners with pastoralists and artisans to design and create unique yarn collections in Tibet, Nepal and at home on America's West Coast.

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Dates Tuesday July 4th, 2017

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