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Mindful Knitting



Mindfulness: Mindful Meditation is a popular and simple meditation technique that focuses on your breath. 
We have all experienced the joy of knitting and may have found it very relaxing. Mindful knitting will take it a step further adding the benefits of meditation. You will learn the basic mindfulness technique, be instructed on how to take your meditation home, using your knitting as a meditation tool, and enjoy a peaceful present moment. 
Mindfulness is a non-denominational practice and is not connected with any formal religion.
This is a 3 part class, a total of 6 hours, please plan on attending all three dates for best results.
Supplies:
Yarn: Worsted, DK, Sport or Sock. You choose a yarn that brings you joy. Please choose a softer yarn, something that will feel good against your skin. Pick a favorite color to make your eyes happy as you knit. 
Yardage: 325 - 350 - 425 - 475 (this is just a suggestion, you can make your shawl smaller or larger) 
Needle size: 7
Pattern: pattern will be given in class. 
Model:  Ecopuno Tweed, 2 balls. 
Prerequisites: You must be able to do these without assistance
Cast on
Bind off
Knit

Homework: Be sure your to have your supplies and your Alamitos Bay Yarn Company yarn wound, if necessary, before the day of class.

Note: Class and workshop fees can be credited to your account or transferable up to two weeks before the start of the class. We cannot credit accounts or transfer after that.

Class size is limited and masks may be required. 


Skill Level:
beginner
Skill Details:
Beginner level pattern with little concentration.
Materials Included:
Pattern given at class.
Requirements:
Must be able to cast on, bind off, knit, without assistance.
Instructor Name:
Sandra D
Instructor Bio:
Sandra has been teaching Fiber Arts for over 20 years. She is a Certified Mindful Meditation Instructor and Therapeutic Fiber Arts Instructor with emphasis in Special Education. She uses a student driven approach allowing each person to learn at their own pace.




Mindful Knitting

Cost:
$ 75.00
Price does not include class supplies. Supplies must be purchased from the shop prior to the first day of class.
SDC501:   Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Fri, Jun 17, 2022 at 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 9:00 am to 11:00 am
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