Tapestry Crochet – make your own mandala
Newark Art Museum Studio Arts Workshop
Saturday, March 16, 2013; 10am-4pm
Create graphic images in your fabric using the single crochet stitch and working with two or more colors at the same time. Techniques covered include using a formula of increases to make a flat circle which you can use to design your own personal mandala or alter the shape to create a vessel, hat or purse. Prerequisite: Know how to make a chain and single crochet stitch. Supplies: crochet hook (size G or H), two balls of worsted weight yarn (different colors).
Lisa Daehlin is a knitting designer and opera chanteuse. She teaches in venues including the Studio Arts Workshop at Newark Museum, PS122 Gallery and the American Folk Art Museum in New York. A continuing education faculty member at The Cooper Union for seven years, she has the honor of having been the first teacher of knitting and crochet courses at this historic institution. A sought-after designer of knitted and crocheted fabrics and objects, she free-lances for the fashion industry and retail design. Her designs can be seen walking the streets of Manhattan, gracing the pages of Interweave Knits, Knit.1, Knit Simple and Vogue Knitting magazines as well as featured in Lace Style, Bag Style and The New Tunisian Crochet books published by Interweave Press, and Vogue Knitting: Ultimate Hat Book and Vogue Knitting: Shawls and Wraps by Sixth and Spring Books. http://www.delisa.us/ & https://lisadaehlin.wordpress.com/
LOCATION: Newark Art Museum – 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ
REGISTER: 973.596.6607 http://www.newarkmuseum.org/ArtsWorkshop.html