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Craftables: Finger Knitting

3 Oct 2022 to 14 Oct 2022
10am - 5pm daily
Finger knitting fun! Create some creatures with yarn!
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Waikato Museum
1 Grantham Street, Hamilton


Using bright and colourful wool, the finger knitting technique is an easy craft that kids and their parents can do together.

Learn how to make a colourful purerehua (butterfly), neke (snake) or wheke (octopus), inspired by the artworks of Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole featured in our exhibition Toi is Rongoaa.

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Waikato Museum - Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

27 Sep 2022

For an inspirational experience, visit us on the banks of the Waikato River in the heart of Hamilton's cultural precinct. Our exhibitions and activities tell the stories of this region and include visual art, social history, tangata whenua and science.