Crochet with LEDs
About the Workshop
Learn the basics of crochet, a simple technique that can be used to create all sorts of soft goods out of yarn. In this class, we will also experiment with incorporating strands of LEDs into our crocheted creations!
All materials will be provided.
About the Instructor
Julia Gartrell is an artist and educator based in Durham, NC. She received an MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design and a BA in art from Kalamazoo College. Her work explores notions of “making do”, material plasticity, and radical approaches to repair.
She has participated in residencies at the Rubenstein Art Center, the Fine Arts Work Center, the Power Plant Gallery at Duke University, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Ox-Bow School of Art, and others. Julia has exhibited nationally and internationally, and currently teaches as adjunct faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University.
About the Location
This workshop will meet in the Rubenstein Arts Center’s Makerspace.