OUR NEXT MEETING:


I-Cord Beaded Necklace

SUNDAY, November 10, 2019

by

Jill

 

12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Joslyn Center

Recreation Park, El Segundo

339 Sheldon St.

El Segundo 90245

(310-524-2705)

At our meeting this month, Jill will be teaching us to make a beaded I-cord necklace using a free pattern from Knitter's

 

The supplies needed for the workshop are:
yarn: lightweight yarn about a 3 (gauge: 9 rounds to 1"), can be metallic yarn or tencel tape,
160- glass seed beads, size 6
2- double pointed needles size 4-6mm depending on gauge or circular cable needle
beading needle or dental floss threaders to string the beads
tapestry needle
2-11 x 11 mm magnetic clasps

Some notes about the supplies:  Pattern suggests size 3 yarn.  Can use size 2-3 yarn. Choose your needle size according to the yarn size you choose.  Can use size 4-6 needle, either two double point needles or a circular cable needle (I prefer to use the circular cable needle because I tend to drop a knitting needle when using double points). 
For yarn select metallic, tencel, or yarn with metallic filaments.  You will need 150-160 glass seed beads. A magnetic clasp is suggested.  You can get magnetic clasps and beads at Michaels, JoAnns fabrics or a bead store. 

Homework for the class:
String glass seed beads onto yarn using a bead needle or dental floss threader--before the class if possible.  Be careful stringing beads.  If using a yarn with metallic fibers in it as well as wool or a yarn that has a nap, it may catch and snag when stringing the beads.  

 2019 Programs:
(subject to change)

(for program notes where available, click here)

  • January 19- "The Shape of Things to Come" with special guest Barry Klein

  • February 16- WIP workshop

  • March 16- Heirlooms and Legacy--the yarn that binds

  • April 20- Toools!

  • May 18- Self Care

  • June 15- Corner to Corner Crochet

  • July 20- Birthday Celebration Potluck        

  • August 17- Tales of Yarn--Edie Eckman

  • September 21- Christmas is Coming

  • October 19- Broomstick Lace

  • SUNDAY November 10 (note date change)--      I-Cord Beaded Necklace

  • December 21- Holiday Party

 2018  Programs:
(subject to change)

(for program notes where available, click here)

  • January 20- WIP workshop

  • February 17- Shawl shapes

  • March 17- Yarn-dyeing Challenge Fashion Show

  • April 21- Anatomy of Hand Knitted Socks

  • May 19- Gauge, Why Bother? followed by Stacked Stitches Workshop

  • June 16- Know Your Yarn

  • July 21- Birthday Celebration Potluck        

  • August 18- Seaming and Joining Workshop

  • September 15- Log Cabin--Not Just for Blankets

  • October 20Yarn Bombing

  • November 17- Tips and Tricks

  • December 16- Holiday Party

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