Would you like a cozy hand-knitted scarf to protect yourself from the Melbourne Winter?
How about a super chunky one you made yourself using this cool technique called ARM KNITTING.
That’s right, no complicated needle knitting, but a playful way of knitting with your arms only.
Come and experience the joy of this fun craft using just your arms and beautiful thick wool!
A perfect workshop for complete knitting beginners or people who love to knit but are keen to learn a cool new knitting technique!
Please note: it usually takes 2-3 hours to finish off a complete scarf. This class is structured for you to practice and familiarise yourself with the technique. You will finish off the scarf in your own space after class.
What we will cover?
- Arm-knitting techniques (no equipment needed, just your arms!)
- Casting on & casting off & changing yarn to create different twists and colours
- Design elements: texture & colour matching & aesthetic
What will you need?
- 3 bulky yarns:
-Wool, polyester, or blend yarn of your choice
-Any mixture of colour
-Each yarn needs 80 metres approximately (check dimension of the yarn). For example, if one yarn only has 50m, get 2 yarns of the same, so it will add up to be 100m as 1 yarn.
- Paper towel roll
- Wheelchair Accessible Venue
- Gender Neutral Bathrooms
- Discounted Early Bird tickets
- Free tickets for First Nation attendees
- Auslan Interpreter Upon Request
Who will be teaching?
Vivian (she/her) is a sentimental jewellery designer. She holds a Bachelor (Honours) degree in Fashion Design in RMIT. Her jewellery practice focuses on reflective designing based on emotions, stories, and memories. She explores a variety of non-traditional materials in her practice, including rice fabric created by herself, recycled electrical wires, treated fabric and so on.
She has been running creative hands-on workshops since 2015. She has worked with Signal, City of Melbourne, Geelong Wool Museum, and Immigration Museum. You can follow her on Instagram.
The featured image is artists own work.
Questions about the class or other ways we can assist with access? Please email delsi (she/her) firstname.lastname@example.org.