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Intro to Crochet Classes at Cowerks

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 630 Mattison Ave Asbury Park NJ 07712  See map

If you have never touched a hook before or you know a few basic stitches, you will learn something new and walk away with the skills to finish your project. Have you always wanted to learn crochet but never had the opportunity? Do you need to find a new way to relax? Check out our fun and inspiring beginners' crochet class. During this 2 hours session you will start your choice of projects: a scarf or summer headband. We’ll provide some wine, snacks, hooks and yarn. So join our “Intro to Crochet” session today and leave with the skills to fabricate your own handmade scarf or summer headband! Coming to Cowerks this August

 For this beginners class we’ll start the night off with a how-to on setting-up your hook for a successful first step. Then we move onto basic stitches using traditional crochet techniques. We’ll teach you how to make a chain and begin working in rows with several of these common stitches. It’s your choice where you want to go from there. We’ll show you how to make a simple scarf or summer headband. If you have any favorite yarn or buttons laying around, feel free to bring em’ over too!  

On Monday, August 13th, Cowerks, the Asbury Park co-working community, will be hosting an “Intro to Crochet” class. This 2 hours class session will give attendees all the knowledge and tools they need to make their own crocheted treasures!

Individuals who attend this course will:


  • Learn how to set themselves up for a successful crochet experience

  • Learn basic techniques in the world of crocheting

  • Have fun with other beginner crocheters while snacking on food and wine

  • Receive take home reference material in case they want to make another piece

  • Walk away with your very own handmade scarf or summer headband

This is a 2 hour session geared towards beginner crocheters. You will learn all the basics about crocheting. This is a fun and easy class to teach you a skill that can last a lifetime! So come out to Bands on a Budget and get your hands working!

Monday, August 13th, 7-9pm @ Bands on a Budget Co-Werks space

Cost: $25 + 5 materials fee

Instructor- Lisa Binford

Lisa has been crocheting for the last 7 years. She fell in love with the craft immediately and never looked back. She is the crochet wizard behind etsy shop Lovey Bee. She believes that crocheting should be fun and relaxing, and it can be, once you learn the basics. That’s why she wants to teach this class to you! She loves to exchange ideas and is constantly learning so feel free to ask questions. She is totally up for the challenge!

In her own words, “It's a great way to bring together a group of people who you never knew shared the same joy for this skill. I want this to be something that opens up newcomers to a craft that seems intimidating but is easy to learn and sooo therapeutic!”

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