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Please join us on March 3, 2010, for a lecture and workshop with Louise McCrady. She will be sharing with us a technique her mother created called Shirret! Lots to show and share! The technique combines crochet with shirring (pleating/ gathering of fabric strips) to create fun and easy rugs, tea cozies, hats and more! Featured in Piecework (Dec. 2008), Yankee magazine and many others! Visit her website for more pix.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: Wild Crochet a RagRug Shirret Beret

2-hour workshop with Louise McCrady – $20
Advance registration required (E-mail us to sign up)
Note: you must be able to crochet chain and double crochet stitches fluently to shirret. Visit crochet.org to learn and practice ahead of time.

If you love colorful texturey fabric scraps, why not crochet them into rugs and carpets, hats. bags, tea cozies and more? Shirret is a way to enjoy crochet – without expensive yarn – while you make something completely luxurious, new and unique using RECYCLED FABRIC. (more…)

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