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Virtual March Amigurumi 3-Week Class

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting whimsical creations!

Description

Join Blixt Sensei in this program to learn how to make your own creations.

This class is for beginners who have not crocheted before or for those who need a refresher.

In this class we will learn:

  • Tools and materials
  • Jargon
  • Techniques and skills: The foundation chain, Single crochet stitch, Slipknot, Slipstitch, Increasing, Decreasing and how to read various pattern formats.

After this course you will be ready for Amigurumi II, which will continue with new and exciting projects.

Materials included: Hooks, Yarn, Needles, patterns, handouts and assorted materials (plus a few surprise items) All items will be shipped to you. If you have a Crochet G-Hook and a ball of any worsted weight (size 4) yarn, you may use your own until your kit arrives.

Sundays from 2:00pm – 4:00 for 3 weeks

Class Dates: 3/7, 3/21, 3/28

Registration will close one week prior to the class. Please register before then to reserve your spot.

Age: 14 years of age and beyond

Instructor’s Bio:

Renee Blixt, MBA, MHRM, holds degrees from Purdue University and Krannert Business School. She has studied crochet, knitting, needle felting and embroidery from an early age. Blixt Sensei is a Master Crocheter of the Crochet Guild of America. She is also a member of the Knitting Guild Association and the Embroidery Guild of America. She is ranked by the Japanese Temari Association at the level of Honka Shuuryou and continues to study with her Sensei, Kyoju Barbara B. Seuss.

Blixt Sensei has taught for many years, most notably at the School of the Art Institute and the American Academy of Art. She owns a tutoring business that was established in 1987. Blixt Sensei has also contributed articles to online knit & crochet magazines.

Blixt Sensei teaches in the “Kawaii” style of Amigurumi. Her students will become accomplished in that style, but they will also be encouraged to develop their own styles. Advanced courses are available to those who wish to pursue an even higher proficiency in the art. Private lessons are available.

*Once you have purchased a ticket you will be sent an email with the ZOOM meeting information. Please make sure to check your spam/junk folder if you do not see it within 24hrs of registering.

All materials will be sent to you. If you have a Crochet G-Hook and a ball of any worsted weight (size 4) yarn, you may use your own until your kit arrives.