Knitting with Beads Made Easy - Beading 101
Join February Program Presenter knitwear designer Laura Nelkin as she walks you through the basics of knitting with beads and introduces you to the joy of adding bling to your knitting.
Along the way, we’ll learn multiple techniques for working with both placed and pre-strung beads.
Laura Nelkin is a prolific and innovative knitwear designer and pattern maker. She is known for her complex yet accessible designs that challenge knitters to think about their stitches in a new way. She is an expert on knitting with beads and has taught many how to use beads in their knitting.
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The Handweavers Guild of Boulder has been participating in ColoradoGives.org since 2019, providing a safe and secure platform to non-profits in the State of Colorado to receive charitable donations. Please join us on December 6, 2022 for Colorado Gives Day. Link here for the Handweavers Guild of Boulder profile page and thank you for your ongoing support!
HGB COVID POLICY (adopted by the HGB Board June 9, 2021): The Board will continue to closely follow local public health guidelines and to make plans with the health and safety of our community in mind as we move forward. Handweavers Guild of Boulder small groups, such as Study Groups, workshops, or committees, may meet in-person. The HGB Board recommends that each group use a democratic process to ask its members to decide whether to meet in-person or to continue with virtual meetings. (The HGB Zoom account will remain available for member group use.) The HGB Board recommends that masks and social distancing are used if an in-person option is taken.
(Addendum adopted by the HGB Board June 28, 2022): Face coverings will be required on the first day of the HGB Fiber Art Show & Sale Check-in for all members in the building on that day (Monday, October 31, 2022) to protect each other and particularly members with health conditions. Face coverings will also be required on the morning of additional Check-in (Friday, November 4, 2022) and during Check-out beginning at 3pm Sunday, November 6, 2022. The HGB Board continues to encourage face coverings be worn indoors during other times of the event.
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Update to the HGB By-Laws, Article IV, Section 1 Approved 10/10/22 by HGB Membership
Membership of the Guild shall be open to persons in sympathy with, interested in, or actively engaged in the art of handweaving and related arts/crafts. There shall be no discrimination on the basis of sex, age, ability, race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, genetic information, national origin, native language, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, veteran status, military status, political service, affiliation or disability.