Monday, January 23, 2012

Mindful Knitting Workshop February 4

Judy will be participating in a contemplative knitting workshop at White Barn Sheep and Wool on Saturday, February 4, along with two other people who will help us with body and soul.To register to go White Barn Sheep and wool

Sat Feb 4 12:30 - 3:30 Mindful Knitting, a mini retreat designed to explore the possibilities of knitting, meditation, and self care through making a beautiful silk and merino wrap. $40 includes skein of yarn to begin project and light refreshment.

Description of the knitting section of the workshop:
This afternoon, we will abandon chaos and explore the deep and natural mindfulness of giving ourselves over to our knitting. Meditation and sensory appreciation exercises will be offered as you begin a beautiful and comforting wrap for yourself or a loved one.

Prior experience
Instruction will be given in executing a simple rhythmic pattern, but participants should be comfortable with knitting and purling and be able to cast on.

Yarn: one skein of Venezia Worsted by Cascade Yarns (70% merino/30% silk) will be provided to all workshop participants. Additional yarn, if needed, is available for purchase.

Needles: #8 "circular" needles with a cord of 36-40 inches.

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