Unwind Lace Shawlette knit-along Two Fridays, July 4th and 11th.
Join Unwind's Friday night knitting group in knitting the Unwind Lace Shawlette. If you're new to lace knitting this is the perfect place to start. I wrote the pattern for beginner lace knitters and will be there to give free instruction from 6pm-7pm on both days. Also the pattern is free AND Kim at Unwind is offering discounts on yarn purchased for the KAL, as well as draws and special gifts!
Natural Dyes: Immersion Dyeing and Eco Printing July 13th & 20th 11am - 3pm
In this workshop students will, 1) make natural dye extracts 2) prepare fabric for taking natural dyes 3) make natural imprints on silk scarves using plant matter 4) use simple shibori resist techniques to create texture and pattern on silk scarves 5) shift colours using post mordants and dyes. 6) make and leave with a collection of samples of naturally dyed yarns.
Students take home five silk scarves and yarn for sample books. There will be an opportunity to buy additional silk scarves at the workshop for $5-$10 each.
Natural Dyes: Block printing, stenciling and resists
July 29th, August 5th and 12th 5:30pm-9pm
In this workshop students will, 1) make natural dye extracts 2) prepare fabric for taking natural extracts 3) thicken extracts for printing 4) Make and use water-based resists 5)Print with thickened extracts on silk scarves using found or hand-made print blocks and stencils.
Students take home five silk scarves. There will be an opportunity to buy additional silk scarves for $5-10 each.
All workshops take place at Unwind Knit & Fibre Lounge 1161 Sunshine Coast Hwy. Gibsons, BC Canada 604 886 1418