Summer Fiber Arts Camp: String Theory

500 S Center St, Ashland, VA 23005, United States
500 South Center Street Ashland Virginia 23005 US

Do you know the difference between string and yarn? Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit or sew, but didn’t know where to start? Want to create art that is wearable and versatile? Experience fiber crafts that are rich in history yet practical and portable. Learn how to spin your own yarn, dye it in a variety of colors, read a pattern, knit and sew. Supplies are included, and campers can bring projects home at the end of the summer camp.
Students should, by the end of the course, be able to:
Knit: should know how to knit, purl, increase and decrease. Should be able to read a basic pattern and understand some parts of the information on a ball band.
Sew: Should be able to work a running stitch and whip stitch.
Spin: should understand how yarn is constructed, depending on manual dexterity should be able to spin with either a supported spindle or drop spindle. Should understand the basics of fiber preparation.

Day Camps
Hanover Co.
Grade Level
Elementary School, Middle School, High School