Knit a stylish necklace or collar while exploring playful colorwork and shaping techniques like Westknits signature stripes and Westknits Shortcut Rows. Learn how to crochet away your fears while Stephen fearlessly guides you through your own one of kind jewelry creation. Simple pattern recipes for excessive accessories (excessories) will be provided while you are encouraged to follow your own design process. Tasteful tassels and pretty pom poms will be a serious topic of discussion. Release the chains that tie you to conventional knitting rules and techniques and use those chains to knit and crochet fabulous works of art!
Difficulty level: All skills levels welcome
Materials to bring: Small amounts of yarn from lace weight to chunky weight in a large variety of colors and fibers. Stephen encourages you to bring...
-something chunky (for example: handspun or thick & thin wool)
-something funky (plastic, wire, or any unconventional material that inspires you)
-something textured (mohair, boucle, or fun fur)
Needles AND crochet hooks
Metal or plastic chain (extra chains will be available to purchase)
Please bring a crochet hook small enough to insert into the metal chain links. Spare crochet hooks will also be provided.