Sat., Sep. 28 | At Origin Coffee

Crochet 101 Workshop

Price: $25, all supplies included. Do you want to grow your skills and connect with like-minded people in your community? Then this workshop is for you! Join us for a couple of hours at At Origin Coffee on June 28th to learn the basic s of crochet. Hook, yarn, and snacks included.
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Crochet 101 Workshop

Time & Location

Sep. 28, 2019, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
At Origin Coffee, 687 Mt Pleasant Rd, Toronto, ON M4S 2N2, Canada

About the Workshop

Crocheting is a lot like knitting, right? Well, kind of. It only uses one hook, and the process involves pulling yarn through a loop, and then repeating. Whereas the history of knitting is very long, stemming from centuries back, crocheting is a newer activity. There are indicators that it stems from the mid-nineteenth century, when detailed instructions appeared in magazines to teach readers how to crochet, based on the presumption that they had some basic skills in other needlecrafts. Some people say it’s easier to learn than knitting, and you might agree after attending this workshop led by our talented and friendly Boomerang host.

Join us on September 28th for a two-hour beginner crochet workshop hosted by Didem D. In the first hour of this workshop we will give participants information on hooks & materials and then teach basic stitching techniques. Knowledge of basic stitching techniques and practice will give you the ability to create your own design and uniformity in your work. The rest of the session, we will be working on a coaster or a head band depending on each participant’s preference. 

Each participant will receive a kit which will include a yarn and a suited hook & needle. 

About our Host: 

Didem is a student of Fashion Techniques and Design Diploma Program at George Brown College. As a daughter of a tailor, designing clothes, sewing, knitting and crocheting have always been in her life. Even though she had different day jobs over the years, she always continued designing clothes & accessories and tailoring by using different techniques. She has designed and produced various garments for different special events. She prepared a women’s daily wear collection which was shown at Threads 2019. She has made accessories and jewellery for women and costumes and toys for kids.

She is also a graduate of the City and Regional Planning Department of Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. Following her graduation, she worked in various positions within the foreign missions, NGOs, and the private sector. She has since decided to change her career path and focus on her fashion projects. 

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