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SoCK – Make Your Own Stitch Markers

October 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The days of boring stitch markers are over!  This month, we’ll be learning how to make our own.  Keena Kang will be demonstrating the technique on how to make 3 different kinds.  I you wish to make some in class, please bring the following supplies:

Jump ring stitch markers:

1. Jewelry pliers. Needle nose pliers (Brand: Bead Landing from Michaels)
2. 12mm Round Jump Rings (Brand: The Jewelry Shoppe Nickel free from Hobby Lobby)
3. 6/0 Glass Seed Beads (Brand: Bead Treasures from Hobby Lobby)
4. and/or Mini Charms (Brand: Charm Me from Hobby Lobby)
5. Toothpick
6. E6000 Multipurpose Adhesive
7. Newspaper
 
Wire stitch markers:
1. Soft Flex Beading wire, Fine, Diameter .014inch (Purchased at Hobby Lobby)
2. Jewelry pliers. Needle nose pliers (Brand: Bead Landing from Michaels)
3. Wire cutters (some needle nose pliers have wire cutting built into it)
4. Beads of your choice (make sure hole is large enough that the wire can fit through doubled). Can pick multiple varieties to mix and match.
5. Crimp beads
 
Progress Keepers (Good for Crochet):
1. 14mm Lobster Clasp (Brand: The Jewelry Shoppe Nickel Free from Hobby Lobby)
2. 4mm Round Jump Ring (Brand: The Jewelry Shoppe Nickel Free from Hobby Lobby)
3. Mini Charms (Brand: Charm Me from Hobby Lobby)
4. Jewelry pliers. Needle nose pliers (Brand: Bead Landing from Michaels)
 
Most of the supplies were purchased in the Jewelry Section at Hobby Lobby and Michaels.  The brands included are just suggestions.  Feel free to use the brand that works best for you.

Details

Date:
October 8, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Organizer

SoCK Programs
Email:
sock@knitatnight.org

Venue

Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center
8440 Greenhouse Rd
Cypress, TX 77433 United States
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