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Saturday, October 21 • 10:00am - 5:00pm
Introduction to Net Making LIMITED

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Net making is a fun and versatile craft, the basics of which can be grasped quickly. Using the same set of techniques, you can make a functional bag, a decorative shawl, scarf, or even a hammock. Nets can be faster to make and use less material than knitting, so can make great quick projects to use up leftovers from your stash. 

This workshop will cover the basic net making knots to work both flat and in the round. By learning increases and decreases you will begin to understand how to shape your nets into a variety of forms. You will leave the workshop with a completed mesh bag, the beginning of a scarf, the tools you need to continue, and a few additional patterns to try at home. 

All materials provided, but feel free to bring some of your own yarn (worsted weight or thinner), string, or cord. 

Level of experience: none necessary / beginner

Materials Provided by Instructor: Net needles, cord/yarn, patterns, gauges 

Materials Provided by Student: Simple card, but free to bring some of your own yarn (worsted weight or thinner), string, or cord.

Homework: none

Questions for Joe?  Email several.projects@gmail.com

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Joe Winter

Joe Winter is sculptor and educator based in New York City. He is currently on the faculty of Sarah Lawrence college and has also taught at the School of Visual Arts (NY) and the Tyler School or Art (Philadelphia). He has worked and taught in a variety of media, including fibers... Read More →

Saturday October 21, 2017 10:00am - 5:00pm EDT
Bld D
  Workshops, Knitting-Net

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