We are delighted to be welcoming back, Leigh Thornton aka the Colour Dasher, for a morning of crochet. Two dates and two different projects to choose from:
Sat 17th Feb - Hat Making Sun 17th March - Granny Squares 10am - 1pm Price per head £45 (Includes all materials and lunch) Suitable for Age 12+ and Adult Hat workshop: With colder weather upon us, this workshop will give you a chance to master the bobble hat in order to survive those frosty mornings! Crochet has made a comeback recently, and more and more people are taking it up as a new hobby. Its perfect for sitting at home with a hot cuppa on a cold night, and you can make some beautiful items for yourself and as gifts. Don't worry if you're a total beginner, we will focus on building your skills from the ground up, demonstrating equipment like crochet hooks and teaching you how to follow basic patterns before you take over and tap into your creative potential. All materials for this workshop will be provided
Granny Squares: Beginning your crochet journey? Then this is the craft class for you! Learn one of the iconic fundamentals of crochet and pick up loads of skills along the way as you make your very own granny square. Using basic crochet stitches, you will make one of the most popular crochet items out there. Granny squares are so easy to make and super versatile. Once you sew a few together you can make everything from blankets to cardigans, toys, cushion covers and more. The best part? You don't need to know how to crochet! You can join in on this friendly class as a complete beginner, pick up a crochet hook and dive right into the colourful fun of yarn. If you do have some crochet experience, you're also welcome to come. All the materials you need are supplied, but you can bring your own if you'd like to! (you'll need DK yarn in 2 or 3 colours, and a size 4 hook) You will cover the ins and outs of crochet patterns and stitches. Throughout this textiles class, you'll soon start to feel the calming and mindful benefits of crochet, build your confidence and maybe even find your new favourite hobby.