Continental and Two Handed Colourwork

Continental and Two Handed Colourwork

Expand your skills by learning how to knit 'continental style', with your yarn in your left hand. In this workshop, you will learn continental knit and purl, and then move on to two-handed Fair Isle knitting, holding one colour in each hand.

Throughout the day, you will work on a two-colour project in bulky yarn which you can take away to show off your new skills.

Price includes all materials and lunch. Please bring your own knitting needles, scissors and a sewing up needle. You will be given a 10% discount on any purchases on the day of the workshop.

This workshop is suitable for those who can knit and purl with ease.

Venue: McAree Brothers, 55 King Street, Stirling FK8 1DR

Date: Saturday 11 October 2014, 10.30am - 4.30pm

Crochet for Beginners: Mitts and Mittens

Crochet for Beginners: Mitts and Mittens

With a chill in the air and the gift giving season upon us, its a perfect time to learn to crochet and make fingerless gloves and mittens this holiday season. We'll cover the basics of crochet and working in the round as well as reading patterns. You'll come away with a gorgeous pair of mitts or mittens to keep or give and a whole new world of crochet opening up for you.

I will provide:

- yarn

-hook

- pattern

- lunch

-refreshments

 

Workshops are located at our steading near Port of Menteith, Stirling.  Set in the glorious Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the class will take place in front of the wood burning stove in my studio and lunch and refreshments are all locally grown and made. 

The venue is just 15 minutes from Stirling and 45 minutes from Glasgow - a perfect getaway from hectic every day life!  Directions will be sent nearer the date.

Cost: £30

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Intermediate Crochet: Crochet Socks

Intermediate Crochet: Crochet Socks

With a chill in the air and the gift giving season upon us, its a perfect time to brush up your crochet skills and learn to make socks for everyone! We'll cover the basics of  sock construction, working in the round as well as reading patterns. You'll come away with the skills and materials you need to make a gorgeous pair of socks. 

I will provide:

- yarn

-hook

- a copy of my book Hook, Stitch & Give which contains 2 gorgeous sock designs (plus lots of other awesome patterns, of course!)

- lunch

-refreshments


Workshops are located at our steading near Port of Menteith, Stirling.  Set in the glorious Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the class will take place in front of the wood burning stove in my studio and lunch and refreshments are all locally grown and made. 

The venue is just 15 minutes from Stirling and 45 minutes from Glasgow - a perfect getaway from hectic every day life!  Directions will be sent nearer the date.

Cost: £30

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Christmas Crochet

Christmas Crochet

Mince pies, mulled wine and crochet - the perfect combination to get you in the mood for the holiday season! 

We will spend the day learning crochet techniques and making a variety of Christmas themed projects from my book Hook, Stitch & Give.  Starting with the Christmas Wreath, we will then move on to crochet stars for bunting and Christmas tree decorations.  You will lean the skills of following a pattern, working in the round and some new stitches.

I will provide:

  • yarn
  • hook
  • a copy of my book Hook, Stitch & Give
  • lunch
  • refreshments


Workshops are located at our steading near Port of Menteith, Stirling.  Set in the glorious Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the class will take place in front of the wood burning stove in my studio and lunch and refreshments are all locally grown and made. 

The venue is just 15 minutes from Stirling and 45 minutes from Glasgow - a perfect getaway from hectic every day life!  Directions will be sent nearer the date.

Cost: £30

Book here or

30.00
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Edinburgh Yarn Festival

As part of EYF in March 2015, Joanne and I will be running 2 classes as The Crochet Project - the first is a Crochet for Knitters class and the 2nd is one on Making Crochet Wearable.  You can find the full details here.