Wed, Nov 11 | Arts Council of White Lake-Nuveen Center

Intro to Crochet: Textured Slouch Hat

In this 2-week class, you will learn the basics of crochet and beyond! November 11 & 18, 6:00-8:00, Ages 12+ *WHP Eligible*
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Nov 11, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Arts Council of White Lake-Nuveen Center, 106 E Colby St, Whitehall, MI 49461, USA

About the Event

Crochet is creative and fun! Keeping up with the trends is easy once you know the basic techniques.

You'll learn the basics and beyond (chain st, single crochet, double crochet, slip st); enough to start your first project. You will also learn how to do textures, ridges and work in the round to further your crochet skills. You'll make a fashionable beanie for any age!

Classes are designed for people who have NO crochet experience whatsoever. Ambitious beginners are welcome!

All materials provided, including 1 skein of yarn, 1 crochet hook and 1 yarn needle .

We have 7 different yarn colors to choose from, but only 1 skein of each color, so once a color is claimed, it will no longer be available. View the colors we have available here: https://www.artswhitelake.org/intro-to-crochet-yarn  Tickets are listed according to the color of yarn, so when you select your ticket, you will choose your yarn color!

Crocheting is good for mental health because it requires mindfulness. As you crochet, you need to pay attention to each stitch, the movement of your hook or needle, your breath, your stitch count.   “When we practice mindfulness, our thoughts tune into what we’re sensing in the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future"

Class Outline

November 11: crochet terminology, how to hold the crochet hook and yarn, chain stitch, single crochet stitch, double crochet stitch

November 18: crocheting in front and back post, creating textures, ridges and working in the round and learning final touch techniques.

About the Instructor:

Rommyna first learned crocheting and knitting in her elementary and secundary school, she could often be found creating during recess! She has taught crochet and knitting classes at craft stores, public libraries, and her designs have been published in 4 national, 2 international crochet magazines and collection books.

COVID-19 Considerations:

Class size is limited to 7 students. Each student will get their own table which will be 6 ft from the neighboring tables. Students will have their own set of supplies that will be sanitized before class. Students should wear masks, use the provided hand sanitizer, and abide by social distancing mandates.

ACWL-Nuveen classes are supported in part by grants from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nuveen Benevolent Trust.

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