How to Knit short courses with Nicki from Being Knitterly

How to Knit short courses

How to Knit short courses for Beginners and Improvers I’m running my popular How to Knit short courses in May and June this year. Let me tell you about them. When do the How to Knit courses take place? Each short course lasts for three classes and the classes will take place from 19:00–21:00 on Tuesday […]

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Fair Isle Knitting workshop at the Being Knitterly Studio

Fair Isle Knitting creative workshop

Learn Fair Isle knitting techniques in 2020 Fair Isle Knitting creative workshop I’m teaching my popular Fair Isle knitting workshop at the Being Knitterly Studio in March 2020. Fair Isle knitting is admired because of the beautiful use of colour and the variety of patterns. Join me to learn about different stranded colourwork traditions as […]

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Sample made from mitred squares during a modular knitting workshop with Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

Modular Knitting workshop

Have fun with Modular Knitting in March 2020 Modular Knitting workshop I’m teaching a Modular Knitting workshop at the Being Knitterly Studio in March. Modular knitting (also known as mitred or domino knitting) involves knitting modules one at a time. This is done seamlessly by picking up stitches from the edge of a previous module. […]

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How to Crochet short courses

How to Crochet short courses

Crochet short courses for Beginners and Improvers I’m running my popular How to Crochet short courses in February and March this year. Let me tell you about them. When do How to crochet courses take place? Each short course lasts for three classes and the classes will take place from 19:00–21:00 on Tuesday evenings. The How […]

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Hanks of yarn on display at a yarn festival

2020 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 local yarn festivals. You will discover many small companies spinning and dying beautiful yarns as well as farmers with flocks of […]

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Colourful hanks of hand-dyed yarn on display at a yarn festival

2020 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 return brimming with inspiration and wanting to create things immediately. Take some […]

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Skeins of Shetland Spindrift from Jamieson's of Shetland

Shetland Spindrift from Jamieson’s of Shetland

A perfect yarn for Fair Isle knitting I’ve been selling Shetland Spindrift to my students and at yarn shows for a few years, as well as using it in my designs. Students who come to my Fair Isle knitting workshops will know that I love using Shetland Spindrift for stranded colourwork. Finally, I’ve added 46 colours […]

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