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Friday, 20 January 2012

Workshop Schedule Feb/March

Crochet Workshops (Beginners & Intermediate)

Saturday 4th February 2012
Saturday 7th April 2012

Sewing Workshops (Quilting - Hand Piecing Hexagons)
Saturday 18th February 2012
Saturday 14th April 2012

Knitting Workshops
Saturday 24th March 2012 (Refreshers)
Saturday 24th March 2012 (Fairisle/Intarsia)

Crochet Information:
Beginner's Crochet: 9.30am till 12.30pm
This will cover crochet from the very beginning and is suitable for total beginners or those wanting to practice the basic stitches. You'll learn:

How to hold the hook and yarn
Double, treble crochet, slip stitch
How to crochet in the round
Crochet a flower

Intermediate Crochet: 1.30pm till 4.30pm
You'll further practice your knowledge of basic crochet and increase your stitches and techniques. You'll be offered instruction in:

Waves & Chevrons
Thistle stitch
Raised Flower Squares

If anyone from the Intermediate class has a specific technique they'd like covered, please let me know and I will schedule it in.
Each class costs £35.
Practice wools and hooks will be provided and a chance to see some work in progress from the new crochet book I'm working on.

Hand Quilting Information

Hand Piecing Hexagon Workshop
This workshop runs from 9.30am to 12.30pm
We'll cover cutting out the paper templates, fabrics and learning how to piece them together.
This is a hand sewing technique and is suitable for both beginners and intermediate sewers.

Knitting Information

This workshop runs from 9.30am to 12.30pm
For knitters who can already cast on, cast off, knit and purl.
If you'd like to gain some confidence and get your knitting off the ground, this is the workshop for you.
We'll learn techniques on increasing and decreasing, how to make a simple flower, make a picot edging and learn how to knit textured stitches.

Colourwork: Fairisle & Intarsia
This workshop runs from 9.30am to 12.30pm
For knitters who already have a basic knowledge of knitting and can already cast on, cast off, knit & purl.
Learn how to use colour, carry your work along the back neatly and learn the techniques for inserting a motif into your work.

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