Auckland Area Fun Day

When: Saturday, 5 September 2009

Where: Handweavers & Spinners Guild Rooms, Textile Arts Centre, Nicholson Park, 25 Poronui St, Mt Eden

Time: 9.30 am (9.00 am set-up)

Cost: $2 (Members), $5 (non-Members)

Lunch: $3 for soup and roll, includes tea/coffee


Stash Room

It will be open… bring some cash for a little retail therapy!

Area Sales Table

There will be goodies for sale, including the Dye Book recently released ($12)


Drawn throughout the day, you’ll need to be there to win!


Tutorials & Demonstrations


Tunisian Crochet (Sharon Dooney)
Bring your own wool (some will be available). Pattern provided. Tunisian hooks will be available for $6 each.

Drop Spindling (Kim O’Connor)
Bring $5 for a kit containing a spindle and fibre

Dorset Buttons (Hazel Harty)
Bring brass curtain ring or similar, tapestry needle, yarn of your choice. Pattern provided.

Cast on/off Techniques (Sarah van Damme)
Bring your own 4-5 mm knitting needles and some yarn.

Crochet Peonies (Catherynne Mattar)
Bring your own 4-5 mm hook and yarn, safety pin for brooch back if desired. Pattern provided.

Direct Warping for Table (and other) Looms (Hilde Blank)
Designing your warp on the loom! It is fun and saves you a lot of time!


Dyeing with Food Colouring (Kim O’Connor)

Knitted Leaves & Flowers (Sue Betts)
Bring your own 3.75 and 4 mm knitting needles, a sewing needle and some yarn.

It’s going to be a fantastic day – see you there!

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