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Knitting and Crochet Workshops!

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013 | 0 comments

Hello everyone! It’s freezing! The perfect weather to sit by the fire with your knitting or crochet. What better fabric is there to keep us warm other than wool?!  But if you can’t knit or crochet or you want to improve your creative skills Gill, Lynn and I have come up with some more dates for workshops that we hope will interest and inspire you. The perfect gift for Mother’s day, any day or simply a treat for yourself our workshops are fun, informal and will help to get you started or develop your skills. Here’s the list of them…   KNITTING WORKSHOPS ‘Intermediate Knitting Techniques’, Sunday 3rd February 2013, 10am-4pm. If you want to progress with your knitting then this course is for you. The day includes learning how to sew up a garment, pick up stitches, make a bobble, do a cable stitch, the art of intarsia and anything else you need guidance with. ‘Sock Making’, Sunday 3rd March 2013, 10am-4pm. Learn to create a beautiful pair of socks handmade with fun yarn! Master working with four needles, turn a heel and discover kitcheners stitch to complete the toe. WARNING sock making is addictive! ‘Learn to knit’, Sunday 28th April 2013, 10am-4pm. This course is for the complete beginner and will help you discover the beauty of creating something. Learn how to cast on, cast off, increase and decrease stitches, interpret a pattern and begin a project. We look at the different types of yarn, weights of wool and which needles to use. All good fun! CROCHET WORKSHOPS ‘Learn to Crochet’, Sunday 10th February 2013, 10am-4pm. This workshop is for the novice, the beginner, the wannabee crocheter! A very vintage hobby and very much ‘in vogue’. Learn how to create a chain, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet, treble and more… We guarantee you will be ‘hooked’ after the course! ‘Crochet Blocks and Borders’, Sunday March 10th, 10am-4pm. Relax on Mother’s Day  and take your crochet skills a little bit further. This workshop is for those of you who want to progress on from the basics…learn the art of creating squares and rounds and more… ‘Doodles and Scrambles’, Sunday April 14th, 10am-4pm. Be adventurous with your creative skills and discover freeform crochet. Using lots of different yarns, colour and texture you will learn that crochet isn’t all about granny squares! Doodling and Scrambling with your crochet hook is an art that joins elements together to produce a bag, a throw, a garment…anything! Come along and see!   Please call the shop on 01308 455669, email us at or drop by for further details on all of our workshops and to book your place. Workshops cost £50 and are inclusive of everything…written material to support practical tuition, yarn, needles or hooks, refreshments and lunch too! Hosted by qualified tutors, courses are held in our lovely new premises where you will be surrounded by beautiful colours and textures. A feast for the eye! To ensure a quality learning experience numbers are limited…so...

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Additional Workshop Dates!

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Hello everyone! Just wanted to inform you all of some new dates for our knitting and crochet workshops! KNITTING WORKSHOPS ‘Learn to Knit’  Sunday 24th June, 10am-4pm ‘Specialist Knitting Techniques’ Sunday 9th September, 10am-4pm ‘Learn to knit’ Sunday 7th October, 10am-4pm CROCHET WORKSHOPS ‘Crochet Tassles’, Sunday 15th July, 10am-4pm ‘Crochet Top-up Course’, Sunday 16th September, 10am-4pm ‘Learn to Crochet’ ,Sunday 30th September, 10am-4pm ‘Granny Squares and Rounds’ ,Sunday 21st October, 10am-4pm ‘Doodles and Scrambles’, Sunday 18th November, 10am-4pm ‘Crocheted Christmas Gift Ideas’, Sunday 9th December, 10am-4pm Please call the shop on 01308 455669, email us on or drop by for further details on all of our workshops and to book your place.  Numbers are limited! Look forward to hearing from...

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Happy New Year!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 | 0 comments

We at Yarn would like to wish all our knitting and crochet customers a very happy and creative 2012! We aim to continue to inspire you and provide you with advice and support to complete your projects.  To improve access to the store for visitors we will also be open on Mondays, 9:30 to 5pm from next week, 9th January. A ‘learn to crochet’ course is planned for early February and due to over subscription a further ‘learn to knit’ workshop will follow later in the same month. Please call into the shop, telephone 01308 455669 or email for details. We look forward to seeing you soon and would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone so much for supporting Bridport’s very own, newest and loveliest wool store!  With very best wishes Rosie...

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