Get crafty at Yakedy Yak
Join the Handmaker's Factory to learn a new creative skill
23rd July 2018
Get hands-on and teach yourself a new skill at Yakedy Yak’s in-store craft workshops for adults!
Knitting workshops by British fibre artist Nathan Taylor
, (aka Sockmatician on Ravelry, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter) is obsessed with double-knitting! He has been knitting seriously since 2011, and designing since around the same time. His passion is for sharing his knowledge of DK with as many people as possible, pushing the boundaries, and furthering what is possible within the realms of this addictive and beautiful technique.
Kono basket weaving workshop by Maori artist Alice Spittle
Connect with nature and get creative while using traditional New Zealand Maori techniques along with your own contemporary ideas to explore this amazing plant and fibre.
Alice will teach you the traditional techniques of weaving with New Zealand harakeke (flax) and together you will explore and discuss the processes, traditions, Tikanga (protocols) around weaving as well as how to nurture the plant and how to harvest sustainably.
Yakedy Yak’s offer a variety of craft workshops, including:
- Soap Making
- Triangle Tote
- Hoop Weaving
- Mini Macramé Plant Hanger
- Hand Painted Bead & Knitted Necklace
- Make Your Own Lampshade
- Make Your Own Dream Catcher
- Stamp Carving
- Botanical Printing
Bookings can be made through the website www.handmakersfactory.com.au
or in store at Yakedy Yak, on Level 2 opposite David Jones.