Knit Party 01.13.18

Knit Party 01.13.18

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Join our Knit Party led by Xoli Ngcoza of Handknit by Xoli

End Product: Your own beautiful, handknit wool hat

  • Date + Time: 2 Hrs. Saturday 1/13/18 from 4PM - 6PM
  • Skill Level: No previous skill required
  • Materials + Supplies: Provided by Handknit by Xoli and Workspace Collective
  • Location: Workspace Collective - 287 Main Street, Danbury CT 06810
  • Parking: Patriot Garage, Bardo Garage, Street Parking

In this workshop, knitter of many things, Xoli Ngcoza, will teach you the basics of creating your very own handknit wool hat. 

Xoli will introduce you to the fundamentals knitting through a basic pattern for hat making while we listen to some groovy tunes. You will learn how to use knitting needles, work with the stitch, holding the yarn and casting. She will take you through a step by step process , and you will be exposed to the incredibly vast benefits of using natural yarns, leaving you with enough knowledge to walk away and experiment with different patterns and variations of your own. 

 

About the Designer:

As a South African native, Xoli has always had a fondness of all things deriving from nature. She has a deep passion for the art of creating with all of Mother Nature's gifts, whether that be farming, gardening, cooking, or yoga, she loves it all. She began knitting after working with a client diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and knew she was on to something special.  A crafty hands on person by nature, her interests range far and wide from spinning her DJ tables to practicing doula, but at the center of it all is knitting.