Winter Workshops…

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 |

Winter Workshops…


‘Sock Making’

Sunday 16th February, 2014, 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!

WARNING! Sock making is addictive!

‘Learn to knit’

Monday, 10th February, 2014 and Monday 17th February, 10:30am – 12:30pm (two consecutive weeks) or Sunday, 23rd March 2014, 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!

Expert tuition!

Expert tuition!


‘Knitting Techniques’

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014, 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.


Knitting techniques with beautiful yarn...
Knitting techniques with beautiful yarn…



‘Learn to Crochet’,

Monday 24th February, 2014, and Monday, 3rd March, 1pm -3pm (two consecutive weeks). 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! effective
crochet…so effective

‘Crochet Techniques’.

Sunday 16th February, 2014, 10am – 4pm. 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…!

Fun! Colourful! Effective!
Fun! Colourful! Effective!


‘Crochet Granny Squares’

Monday, 10th March, 2014 and Monday 17th March, 10:30am – 12:30pm (two consecutive weeks). Learn how to create Granny Squares, change colour and join the squares together. This workshop will show you two basic stitches, chain and treble.


‘Knitting with a Loom

Monday 24th March, 2014, 1-3pm. Sample loom knitting and experiment with a mixture of yarns to create a variety of accessories.


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. Booking also available online at

Full day workshops cost £50 and are inclusive of everything…written material to support practical tuition, yarn, needles or hooks, refreshments and lunch too! Mid week workshops are £30 for two consecutive weeks (excludes lunch) and £15 for a single week. Courses are held in our lovely 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 hurry!

**’Drop in stitch’ knitting and crochet surgery, Thursday afternoons 2pm to 4pm. Join our resident ‘trouble shooter’ to solve any problems and answer any queries**