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Taste of Knitting with Wire

  • Oatland Island Wildlife Center 711 Sandtown Road Savannah, GA 31410 (map)

A Taste of Knitting with Wire (Earrings)

by Wendy Avery

Class Description

Try something new with your knitting skills! Fine gauge wire is a great medium for knitting earrings. Wendy will show you how to knit basic wire earringswith potential for embellishment. Basic knitting experience required. You should have time to finish one or two pair, but have plenty of wire to complete more at home.

Materials: please bring a pair of double point or short single point (10 or 12 inch) size 2 metal needles. Bring reading glasses if you need them for close work! If you have jewelry pliers at home, please bring those as well (don't purchase, Wendy will have some). Wendy will bring 32 gauge wire and findings including earring wires for pierced ears (not sterling silver). If you wish to do earrings for the non-pierced ear, email Wendy at spinsjal@gmail.com and we'll figure out what you will need.

Teacher Biography

Wendy Avery has been a fiber artist for years. Her preferred techniques are: knitting, spinning, and continuous strand weaving. She blogs about the above as well as her textile musings and travels at spinsjal.blogspot.com.

Materials fee: $10.00-To be paid to instructor on the day of the class.

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