Soft Sculpture: Knit and Crochet
to Jan 21

Soft Sculpture: Knit and Crochet

  • San Luis Obispo Museum of Modern Art (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn to create soft, sculptural forms, based on growth patterns found in nature. During the course of this class, students will learn stitches and techniques to develop form and texture in their work. Experiment with organic structures and yarn or thread! 

Day 1:
* Introduction to knitting and crochet: Shaping by increasing and decreasing.
* Working in the round with double pointed needles, working in the round in crochet.
* Hyperbolic knitting and crochet, sustained increases and decreases.

Day 2:
* Tubes and spheres, I-cords, crochet balls in single crochet.
* Making flat patterns and sewing/finishing.
* Texture and stitch patterns. Seed stitch, ribbing, leaf rubbings, and crochet realism.
* Stuffing, wire, structure, finishing, and installation

Soft Sculpture is appropriate for all skill levels in knitting and crochet. Materials for this class are inexpensive and easy to find. Materials list online. Please bring required materials to class.

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to Oct 21

Knitting Studio Class

  • A Verb for Keeping Warm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dropped a stitch, confused by gauge, nervous about seaming? Lost in a project, need extra support? Have a technique you'd like to learn and want guidance? Amy can help you! From scarves to sweaters, and anything in between, Amy can help you with your knitting.

Come to our Knitting Studio focused on honing and adding to your skills as a knitter. Spend time in our light-filled studio with a knowledgeable teacher who can help you to start, troubleshoot, or finish your project. By taking this class, you will bring your knitting to the next level.

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