Workshops

Workshops are an open call for crafters to create and contribute to the yarn cozy for the DC-3.  Knitting, crochet and yarn bombing lessons will be offered during the workshops for participants to learn or build upon their fibre skills, gain an appreciation for the fibre arts and learn about and participate in the international craft movement of yarn bombing.

Current Events and Workshops

August 16 – 19Riverside Arts Festival, Dawson, YT

Saturday Workshop from 1-4  – Knitting, crochet and yarn bombing lessons will be offered during the workshops for participants to learn or build upon their fibre skills, gain an appreciation for the fibre arts and learn about and participate in the international craft movement of yarn bombing.  Open to all ages, supplies provided.

Sunday Interactive Workshop  – You Bring We Yarn Bomb It – The Yarn Bomb Yukon Collective is inviting members of the public to bring items they’d like the Collective to yarn bomb (cover in yarn) during the Riverside Arts Festival.  If you have something you’d like us to yarn bomb, please send an email with a description of the item by August 8th. Previous projects have included everything from telephone poles and park benches, to a truck, and an airplane.

Sit & Stitch – Program on hold until  mid September.

Join us for our Sit and Stitch nights at the T&M. This is your chance to sit and stitch with us, bring your own projects or contribute to yarn bombing the DC-3. We’re happy to teach you how to knit and crochet too. Hope to see you there!

Sit and Stitch knits will be a happening every Wednesday after work beginning in September at the T&M Lounge.  For more info, please contact us yarnbombyukon @ gmail.com

Past Events and Workshops

June 9-17World Wide Knit in Public Week,

June 9 – Please join us to sit and knit under the DC-3 Plane from 1-3pm,  at the Yukon Transportation Museum, 30 Electra Crescent, Whitehorse, Yukon, Next to the Whitehorse Airport.  We’re happy to teach you how to knit too!  If it’s raining, we’ll head inside the Yukon Transportation Museum.  We’ll be hosting more events this week, stay tuned to our facebook and blog!

June 11International Yarn Bomb Day

Sit & Stitch under the DC-3 Plane from 5-7pm at the Yukon Transportation Museum, 30 Electra Crescent, Whitehorse, Yukon, Next to the Whitehorse Airport.  If it’s raining, we’ll head inside the Yukon Transportation Museum.

Yarn Bombing – After the Sit & Stitch, we’ll be yarn bombing downtown Whitehorse from 7-9.

June 16 – Brownie Camp at Wolf Creek – Hand knitting.

July 6-8Atlin Arts & Music Festival, Atlin, BC

July 12 – Sit and Stitch,  free knitting and crochet lessons  at the Fireweed Community Market

July 19 – Sit and Stitch,  free knitting and crochet lessons  at the Fireweed Community Market

July 30 – Cable Knitting Workshop at the Old Fire Hall

July 23-August 10 Tuesday to Saturday 12-6pm – Sit & Stitch yarn bomb assemblage, Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse, YT

Please drop by to sit and stitch together the yarn bomb for the DC-3.   Stitch a little or a lot, every little bit helps.  Everyone welcome!

Free knitting and crochet lessons available to the public.  Supplies provided.

August 11 – Yarn Bomb the DC-3!

If the weather corporates and it’s not too windy, we’ll begin to yarn bomb the DC-3.