Saturday, March 23, 9am – noon,
Stranded Knitting Traditions Workshop
Mary Jane Mucklestone, teacher
Join us for this exciting PMM fundraiser and explore the wonderful, colorful world of stranded knitting. This beautiful folkloric knitting tradition occurs all around the world from Fair Isle and the Shetland Islands to Scandinavia and throughout Central Asia. Stranded knitting is using more than one color in each round of knitting. Bring yarn and needles, please call for details. At PMM’s Stephen Phillips Memorial Library, Church Street, Searsport. $30 non-members, $25 members. All funds donated directly to PMM. Register online at http://knittingstranded.eventbrite.com or call 207-548-2529.
Mary Jane Mucklestone is known for her colorful and inventive stranded colorwork designs featured in Interweave Knits, Twist Collective. Her most recent book is 200 Fair Isle Motifs. Mary Jane has a BFA from Pratt Institute and studied and Textiles and Historic Costume at the University of Washington.
Saturday, April 6, 2pm
Dyes From Your Garden: The Natural Colors of Our Lives
Talk by Astrig Tanguay
Learn about bringing color into your home and to your clothing with plants from the garden and the shore. Lots of samples and many recipes will be provided. At PMM’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street, Searsport. Admission free.
Astrig Tanguay is the director of Fiber College of Maine, the largest annual event dedicated to Fiber Arts Education on the Eastern Seaboard. She has over forty gardens at Searsport Shores Ocean Campground, which she owns and runs with her husband in Searsport, Maine.