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Weekly gathering & crochet workshop tomorrow

Weekly gathering & crochet workshop tomorrow

Weekly Gathering

We're meeting up again at the Unleash Space (on-campus) tomorrow night from 5:15 PM. Here's the schedule:

  • 5:15 - 6:15 PM - Guest Speaker & events announcements
  • 6:15 - 8:00 PM - Intro to crochet and yarn bombing the Unleash Space

Please mark yourself as attending!

If you're planning on coming in-person, let us know here - it helps us plan ahead and get ideas of how many folk are coming.


The Situation on Food

Sadly, these weekly meetups won't be catered like launch night was. We'll have some soft drinks and maybe occasionally snacks provided by the club and Unleash Space, but no free pizza for now.

However, if you (like us) will be hungry and looking for food after class tomorrow night, we'll be pooling money on the night to place a communal pizza order. We'll try and keep the options fairly cheap - $5-10 sounds about right. If you're arriving late and want to join in on this, just let us know via email or Discord. Alternatively, if there's interest, we'll look at setting up a potluck style option in future meetups.

Do you have a car and can help us pick this up? Please get in touch!

Guest Speaker

We're very excited to announce that the fantastic Jo McDonald Hooker (@centralcityknitting) will be Zooming in to our in-person gathering this Friday from 5:15 PM to give a talk about her experiences yarn bombing! Yarn bombing is a type of street art that uses knitted or crocheted yarn rather than paints. Jo was in the news earlier this year with an ambitious project - some giant knitted pride socks for the Boy Walking sculpture in Potters Park:

Jo will be talking about how she came about making this behemoth project, some of the challenges she faced, and the reaction she got from the public. We're looking forward to this one.

Crochet / Yarn Bombing Workshop

Later in the night, we'll be having the wonderful Caroline give us an introduction to crocheting. Whether this is your first time crocheting or you're as fast as lightning we'll be providing the yarn and needles (if you want or need them).

Our goal by the end of the night is to have started the process of covering the Unleash Space in our very own attempt at Yarn Bombing!

That's all from us today - stay tuned for another digital update this weekend as we wrap up week two of the Maker Club!

Sneaky link at the bottom to register for the weekly meetup & workshop

It's the same link as above but at the bottom this time. What will we think of next‽