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Sunday Salons - Knot an Ornament

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  • MakeHartford, MakerSpace

    30 Arbor St, Hartford, CT, Hartford, ct (map)

    41.763489 -72.674019

  • At this month's String Thing, Carl Mitchell, one of the Members on Duty and also a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers, will teach some knots that can be used to decorate a package or a tree - or both!  Depending upon the number of persons and the interest level, he will teach one, two, or three knots that can be hung on a tree, dangled from a garland, or decorate a package.  There is no charge, but freewill donations to the teacher and the space are always appreciated.  Carl is bringing a limited amount of supplies; you may wish to bring a few yards of cord or thick yarn; heavy lace; thin rope; or similar material.

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    Every Sunday from October through April (or May) we will have an activity that is open to everybody. Bring friends, tell friends. No charge, but a donation to the space is always welcome. Beverages and snacks available for a nominal fee, or bring your own.

    THIRD SUNDAY is STRING THING. Almost anything involving string: making it (spinning, twisting), knitting, crocheting, weaving, knotting (including but not limited to macramé), tatting, bobbin lace, sewing, embroidery, netting - whatever you like to do with string!

    Some months we may have a how-to class, potentially with a charge if a kit is or supplies are involved. Volunteers to teach are always welcome. If you don't want to take the class, you're welcome to come and work on your own project.

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  • Debbie

    This sounds very cool. I will possibly be out of state at a family event that I can't miss if it does happen that day (waiting for plans to be firmed up), but if I'm in this area, I'll be sure to join you.

    4 days ago

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  • Margo L.
    Assistant Organizer,
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    Currently I mostly work in fiber, but I have skills with wood, metal, and some chemistry and... more

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