2019 dates for European yarn and fibre festivals

2019 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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How to Crochet for Beginners short course with Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

How to Crochet for Beginners short course

Beginners crochet course in February 2019 How to Crochet for Beginners short course I’m running my popular beginners crochet short course again in February 2019. Let me tell you a bit about it! The February course is now fully booked. Sign up to the Being Knitterly newsletter to hear about new dates. Why come to […]

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List of dates for 2019 UK yarn & fibre festivals

2019 dates for UK yarn and fibre festivals

Let’s plan a great day out If you’re a knitter or crocheter, then there’s nothing like a day out to see inspirational textiles and squish beautiful yarn. Inhale the yarn fumes and absorb the colour! It’s good for your sense of well-being, since you’ll returned brimming with inspiration and wanting to create things immediately. Take some […]

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Faraday scarf by Nicki Merrall published in The Knitter magazine

Faraday scarf

Faraday scarf by Nicki Merrall New knitting pattern published by The Knitter magazine The Knitter magazine has just published the pattern for my latest design, Faraday, a unisex scarf. Inspiration for Faraday I had the idea for Faraday a few years ago during an early morning creativity session resulting from insomnia. I was playing around […]

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Learn or improve your stranded colourwork technique and have a go at design during the Fair Isle creative knitting workshop with Nicki from Being Knitterly.

Fair Isle Knitting creative workshop

Learn Fair Isle knitting techniques in 2019 Fair Isle Knitting creative workshop I’m teaching my popular Fair Isle knitting workshop at the Hope & Elvis in March 2019. Fair Isle knitting is admired because of the beautiful use of colour and the variety of patterns. Join me to learn about different stranded colour work traditions […]

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Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop at the Being Knitterly Studio

Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop

Learn knitwear finishing techniques in 2019 Make your hand knits look handmade, not homemade I’m teaching my popular Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop at the Being Knitterly Studio in February 2019. Let me tell you a bit about it. Why should you come to the Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop? You might have knitted a garment and it […]

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

How to Crochet for Improvers short course

Improvers crochet course in November 2018 How to Crochet for Improvers short course I’m running my popular improvers crochet short course in November 2018. I’d like to tell you a bit about it! Why should you come to this improvers crochet short course? Maybe you can already do double and treble crochet stitches. Maybe you’ve […]

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