Combining basic crochet with Japanese ingenuity this course will teach you how to make your own Amigurumi - small crocheted animals known for their "cuteness". After a review of basic crochet stitches you'll learn how to use your skills in the making of your own amigirumi.
Please note that you must have basic crochet skills to participate successfully in this class.
|Price||$125.00 (GST included)|
|Start date||Saturday, 17 February 2018|
|Finish date||Saturday, 17 February 2018|
|Sessions||1 session of 5 hours|
|Time||10.00am - 3.30pm|
|Status||Places are available.|
A basic kit with all you need for the projects will be available for purchase in class for $25. This includes a crochet hook, tapestry needle, enough yarn, eyes, fibre fill to make at least one of the 3 adorable characters included in class notes
Please bring your own lunch, as canteen facilities will not be available on the weekend. The venue has a fridge/microwave and tea and coffee facilities available.
About your tutor:
Lee Scott was taught how to knit by her grandmother and has been a passionate knitter ever since. She is constantly updating and improving her own skills, taking advanced courses and attending craft retreats and conferences whenever they are offered.
She first started teaching knitting, crochet and macramé in the 1980s. She has a long-standing association with the ACT Embroiderer's Guild where she facilitates a monthly fibre and yarn group and teaches a new knitting, crochet or tatting technique every second month. She has also taught workshops at craft fairs.
Lee and her daughter recently opened an online yarn shop, supplying yarns that are produced in a sustainable and ethical way including those produced by women's community projects in countries such as Africa, Tibet and Afghanistan.
Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce