Learn Yarn Dyeing and Crocheting

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Relax and unwind as you learn to dye yarn and crochet at home


Narda Campbell Designs

Narda Campbell Designs

4.9 (87)

3 hours Class size 1 to 3

label $90 (or 4 payments of $23 Afterpay)

How it works
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We'll send a ClassBento Box to you (a craft kit with what you'll need). Details   
Shipping is free, and you'll get your box delivered in time for your class. We ship nationwide.
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Enjoy the online class - after booking, you'll get a link to join the class. Details   

During the class, you can ask questions and get feedback.

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Need some creative indoor activities to try out in lockdown? Join Narda Campbell Designs' virtual yarn dyeing and crocheting class and spend some time getting in touch with your creative side.

In this live online class, you will be guided through the basic yarn dyeing process by an expert. Using everyday items in your kitchen you will learn the basic skills to be able to create your own unique colours to use in your next needlework adventure!

As your yarn dries, you will then learn how to crochet basic patterns using a simple hook. Immerse yourself in the calming experience of learning to crochet and explore your creativity as you get hands-on with dyes to make beautiful coloured yarn to use in your next crocheting project.

If you're looking for ultra-relaxing indoor activities, you can't pass up this online yarn dyeing and crocheting class!


Add-on available for this class
  • extra 1 hour session - no equipment provided ($40)
You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge required
This is an online beginner-friendly class.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • A bamboo crochet hook
  • A ball of yarn for the lesson
  • Two balls of 100% wool yarn to dye
  • Colourants and fixative you will need for the lesson
  • Written instructions
What you'll need
  • A functional microwave
  • Running water
  • Dishwashing or laundry liquid
  • Somewhere to dry your dyed yarn.
Suitable for

This is a fun indoor activity, suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 10 years old). An adult must be present whilst kid(s) engage with the box.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or Xmas gift.

Your teacher
Narda Campbell Designs
Narda Campbell Designs

Over 25 years experience in teaching & creating.

4.9 (87)

A fibre artist, designer, teacher, and history nut, I am fascinated by all forms of colour and pattern in daily life as an expression of culture and identity.

I love teaching and sharing what I know, helping people to stretch their skills, create new experiences & explore their own creativity.

I firmly believe there is no such thing as a non-creative person.
Everyone has the potential to be creative.
It could be in cooking, gardening, interior design, writing or as in my case - FIBRE arts.

As a teacher with 30 years experience, I get a real buzz when a student who hasn't tried a specific craft before - not only masters it, but becomes excited by the ways they can use their new skill.

I started in Jewellery design when I was in my early 20's, then discovered that all the things I love to do (design, dye, draw, felt, paint, etc) could be used in the practice of 'Hand or Surface Embroidery'.

I taught the 'Foundation course' in Colour & Design at the International School of Colour & Design.

I am a published textile designer & also run week-long textile experiences in Tasmania every January.
I have exhibited many of my pieces in a variety of spaces & had one piece auctioned off to raise money for the Embroiderers Guild of NSW.

My influences come from various parts of history both ancient and modern, the natural world (especially birds & fish) & the written word.
I love to read.
I collect folktales & poetry.
These interests often show up in my work - in quotes or images inspired by what I've read.

I bring all of these experiences & interests to my teaching of Hand Embroidery & encourage students to explore the potential of this ancient art form.

The same can be said of my other design practices - wirework, up-cycling clothing & free form crochet + knitting.
I also teach spinning - I dye & spin my own yarn.

Please let me know if there is anything I can help you with.

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