Tonight Dirty Needles
, a craft group for "yarn junkies, needle hoppers, and fabric fiends," holds its free monthly meet-up from 5:30 to 8 PM at the Hideout
(1354 W. Wabansia). DIY enthusiasts of all levels of knitting, crocheting, and fabric-finangling experience are welcome, and inexperienced crafters will receive instruction. This month, artist Vera Videnovich
delivers a brief wool-spinning workshop.