BEGINNER CROCHET 10AM-4PM SATURDAY, 30TH SEPTEMBER 2017
Sep
30
10:00 am10:00

BEGINNER CROCHET 10AM-4PM SATURDAY, 30TH SEPTEMBER 2017

Learn to crochet - from holding your hook to reading a pattern, this day long beginner level class will teach you the basics of crochet to get you started on crochet. You will have a range of patterns to choose from so you can come away with a project to take home, including a copy of our new book Crochet Camp. 

No experience required.

All materials provided, including a choice of beginner level patterns to work from. 

Come spend the day with us learning new skills and while you are here, enjoy our local, home cooked food, farmstead cheeses, meet the animals and spend the day at our edge of the world.

Oct
7
10:00 am10:00

Sashiko Mending, Patching and Darning with Eilidh Weir

The first of our guest tutors will be the amazing seamstress and owner of All That Is Braw, Eilidh Weir. 

You will learn to mend both knit and woven clothes using a variety of hand sewing, patching and darning techniques. Taking inspiration from the Japanese art form of Sashiko, using simple stitches to mend, reinforce and strengthen fabric in a beautiful, decorative way. Making the repair become a feature and treasured part of the garment's history. Taking the time to care for and extend the life of clothing helps to fight against the flow of fast fashion and show respect for garment industry workers.

Please bring some projects that need mending. Other materials will be provided.

Come spend the day with us learning new skills and while you are here, enjoy our local, home cooked food, farmstead cheeses, meet the animals and spend the day at our edge of the world.

INTERMEDIATE CROCHET: CROCHET SOCKS. 10AM-4PM, 14TH OCTOBER 2017
Oct
14
10:00 am10:00

INTERMEDIATE CROCHET: CROCHET SOCKS. 10AM-4PM, 14TH OCTOBER 2017

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:

- a crochet sock pattern of your choice from either The Crochet Project or from one of my books.

-refreshments and a locally sourced lunch.

You will need to bring sock yarn of your choice and an appropriate hook (usually about 3.5mm).

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.