Three How to Crochet Short Courses at The Being Knitterly Studio I’d like to tell you about the next series of crochet short courses that I’ll be teaching after Easter. April: How to Crochet for Beginners. May: How to Crochet for Improvers. June: How to Crochet Raised Stitches. How to Crochet for Beginners The first of my crochet […]
Crochet workshops, classes and short courses taught by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly.
Fabric, Fibre and Yarn at The Big Textile Show In my last post I told you about the Mini car yarn bomb at The Big Textile Show. Today I’m going to write about some of the exhibitions, workshops and stalls at the show. Inspiration! As usual there was a lot of fabulous work on display from local and […]
All Creatures Great and Woollen Woollen Workshops I spent the last two Sundays at Rushcliffe Country Park running free drop-in workshops as part of Woollen Woods 2015. French knitting proved popular with the young and not so young! The young thought it was similar to loom banding while the not so young reminisced about using cotton […]
If You Go Down to the Woollen Woods … If you go down to the woods at Rushcliffe Country Park between 15 – 24 May you won’t see teddy bears, unless you take one with you. However, in the wooded sensory garden, you will see knitted, crocheted or felted woodland themed woollen artworks in support […]
I’ve Finished Crocheting the Granny Stripes! Since the last post I crocheted a few more rows of granny stripes, took the fabric to Squirrel to check it for size, crocheted some more rows and now it is finished. Here it is in all its colourful glory! Very jolly! Yarn Bombing at Squirrel Another quick visit to […]
Yarn Bombing with Granny Stripes I’m about to start teaching some crochet classes and workshops at Squirrel in Loughborough. They sell contemporary and vintage homeware and gifts. Lovely things, a few of which have returned home with me! They also sell vintage fabric, yarn, buttons, patterns and other textile treasures. It’s going to be a […]
Learning to Crochet So, you’ve been taught how to make a chain and double or treble crochet. You might have made a granny square. What’s next? Maybe you want to do more, but are struggling by yourself. You might find holding the yarn and hook difficult. You might be confused by the different stitches. Some people […]