You do not need any crochet experience. Many of the pieces can be made by repeating a very simple crochet stitch. At the meetings that have been held so far, several people have been taught to crochet, and left the meeting with yarn and a new hobby! If you do crochet, the variety of coral-like shapes that can be created may be inspirational.
Dr. Robert Hudson, professor emeritus of physics, died in February 2015. He is remembered by students and alumni for his role in the classroom and for his Model T rides.