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Aspen Rug- Crocheting with Loopy Mango/ Claudia Knoglinger

Who wants to take it up a knotch with your knitting? A lot of knitters want to give crocheting a try.... Here is your opportunity! Actually you can be an absolute beginner to the world of yarn and still be able to crochet this beautiful rug in the workshop!

Our wonderful knitting instructor Claudia Knoglinger will guide you through the process. The Moonrise Creative team will be on hand to support with any questions that may arise. You are guaranteed to complete 32'' round crochet rug even if they have never crocheted before. Most knitters want to learn how to crochet and this is a great and easy way to get into crocheting and give yourself a sense of accomplishment at the same time – a beautiful rug at the end of a 3 hour workshop

Claudia Knoglinger will be coming in to teach the knitting.  A few years ago Claudia got her hands on this beautiful Peruvian highland wool and a novice knitter was born. She has been making blankets and shawls for a few years and recently started using Loopy Mango's most luxurious Merino Wool and now there is no return. You will be hooked because you can't beat the texture and softness of this product.

Claudia studied Fashion Design and Marketing at the Art Institute of Seattle and opened her first store Rebel Rebel (now Reunion) in 2001, where she sold her eco conscious label La Poeme. A few years later, in 2008, she continued with her passion for beautifully designed clothing and accessories with the designer boutique Bernstein & Gold, where we carry prominent designer label from Europe, Canada and the USA.

LOOPY MANGO is a knitwear and DIY brand that was founded in New York City in 2004. The founders of the company are two awesome people that Moonrise just loves!  Waejong Kim was born in Korea.  After graduating from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies she worked as an interpreter and later opened a Korean fusion restaurant in Nagoya, Japan.  She moved to New York after 9/11 and worked for a corporate housing company.  She taught herself how to crochet, took a long vacation and never returned to the corporate world.  Anna Pulvermakher was born in Russia.  She moved to Seattle, WA with her family and after graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in Mathematics she worked for Microsoft and Expedia as a Software Test Engineer.  In 2003 she moved to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a professional artist.  Waejong and Anna met at FIT and together they founded Loopy Mango in November of 2004.  Waejong has a German shepherd named Loopy and an orange cat named Mango.

Cost: 299 - MATERIALS: Aspen Rug DIY Kit (Big Loop Yarn 40 oz, size U (25 mm) crochet hook, Loopy Mango drawstring bag)

50 instruction

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