You can make a cute bunny during the How to Knit for Beginners short course

How to Knit for Beginners short course

Knitting course in October 2018 How to Knit for Beginners short course Let me tell you a bit about my popular beginners knitting short course that I’m running in October 2018. Why come to this beginners knitting short course? May be you’ve never tried to knit or you’ve tried and struggled. Maybe you can do […]

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Knit mitred squares during the Modular knitting workshop

Modular Knitting workshop

Have fun with Modular Knitting in September 2018 Modular Knitting workshop I’m teaching a Modular Knitting workshop at Hope & Elvis in September. Modular knitting (also known as mitred or domino knitting) involves knitting module one at a time. This is done seamlessly by picking up stitches from the edge of a previous module. Various […]

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Hanks of yarn at yarn and fibre festivals

2018 dates for UK yarn and fibre festivals – update

Let’s plan a great day out If you read this blog regularly you will know that I love to use British yarn. It’s not that I think British yarn is better than yarn from elsewhere, but I think it’s important to support locally produced products and producers. Here in the UK, we are lucky to […]

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How to Crochet for Beginners short course with Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

How to Crochet for Beginners short course

Beginners crochet course in September 2018 How to Crochet for Beginners short course I’m running my popular beginners crochet short course again in September 2018. Let me tell you a bit about it! Why come to this beginners crochet short course? May be you’ve never tried to crochet or you’ve tried and struggled. Maybe you […]

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Being Knitterly newsletter and GDPR

The Being Knitterly newsletter and GDPR

GDPR and newsletters The new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into effect on 25 May 2018. It’s aim is to protect everyone’s personal data from misuse. Have you have ever received mail shots or emails from a company after buying something from them? That’s a very simple example of misuse of your personal data. And […]

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BBC Radio Leicester interview: not quite 15 minutes of fame!

BBC Radio Leicester interview

Radio calling Last week I answered a phone call from James Carpenter at BBC Radio Leicester. He asked me if I’d like to be interviewed live on his program. And of course, I said yes! James explained that his daughter was learning to knit, and a male colleague was very keen on knitting scarves, so […]

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2018 dates for European yarn and fibre festivals

2018 dates for European yarn festivals

Travels with yarn! Whenever I travel abroad I look for yarn local to the place that I’m visiting. One of the easiest ways to track down local yarn in another country is to visit a yarn festival. You will discover many small companies spinning and dying beautiful yarns as well as farmers with flocks of […]

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