KaPow! Eastland Has Been YARN BOMBED And You’re Invited!

So what do all 3 of these pictures have in common?

Eastland collage

Yep, you’re right. I am obsessed with crafty goodness and have learned how to crotchet and to loom band over the last 12-18mths… Hahaha….

But what’s more exciting than my obsession with yarn and colourful creations, is the awesome new display that has taken shape at Eastland Shopping Centre in Ringwood Victoria.

Eastland’s Center Court has been renamed The Eastland Park and in a ‘retro inspired’ style has been YARN BOMBED to display an amazing array of colourful & artistic craft pieces by local Knitters, Crotchet Gurus and Looming Experts!

Now, while checking out this display may blow some of you crafty peeps away, I know there are many Common Chaos Chronicle readers out there that have been hoping to learn some Crotchet / Loom skills so they can hop aboard the yarn express.

The most fantastic part about the yarn-bombed Eastland Park, is that they are actually holding some very ‘budget friendly’ workshops for those that are keen to kick-start their new hobby!

There are workshops for the kiddies of course, but make sure you check out the adult workshops timetable and be sure to book in if you’re ready to get your craft on.

KIDS WORKSHOPS:

Yarn Kite Workshops
Children will be able to make their very own kite made from yarn to take home.

Dates: Every Saturday from 24 May to 14 June
Times: 11am to 2pm
Cost: $2
Location: Centre Stage

 

Loom Band Workshop
Join the fun at the Loom Band Workshops!

Dates: Every Sunday from 25 May to 15 June
Times: 11am to 2pm
Cost: $2
Location: Centre Stage

 

 ADULT WORKSHOPS
*Limited space available, bookings essential. To secure your spot please email marketing@eastland.com.au.
$5 to be paid on the day

Finger Knit an Infinity Scarf in 30 minutes

Date: Wednesday 28 May
Time: 1pm -3pm*
Cost: $5

Learn how to Knit Flowers

Date: Wednesday 11 June
Time: 1pm – 3pm*
Cost: $5

Learn how to Crotchet

Date: Wednesday 11 June
Time: 11am-12noon
Cost: $5

* Please remember that bookings are essential, so get in quick! If you require any further information about the workshops please email  marketing@eastland.com.au.

Yarn Bombed

On Sunday the 25th of May, the MonsterSquad and I will be attending a very special Loom Band TEA PARTY in The Eastland Park. We’re geared up to be a part of the ‘Longest Fishtail Loom To Be Created In One Hour’ project which should be an absolute blast. It’s an invite only event, but the good news is you have a chance to win your way to join in the loom band fun!

Head over to the Eastland Shopping FB Page to find out how to enter!

Dont forget to visit the Eastland Website too, and see how you can go about entering the Instagram Competition to win a $250 Eastland Voucher….

If you’re in Victoria and can make it to any of these awesome workshops, be sure to let me know how you go!

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3 Thoughts on “KaPow! Eastland Has Been YARN BOMBED And You’re Invited!

  1. Ooh how I wished I lived down there!! I’m in the process of learning how to crochet!!

  2. Such an AWESOME idea!! I don’t knit but my kids LOVE the loom bands! Pity it’s so far away! But would be great to see the result of that longest fishtail loom band!
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  3. What a brilliant idea! I am so uncrafty, wish I lived closer the kids (and me too!) would love those workshops! Will share with friends!

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