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Hand knit workshops, classes and short courses taught by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly.

Creative knitting workshops with Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly in collaboration with The Refectory Table

Creative Knitting Workshops

Creative Knitting Workshops in Collaboration with The Refectory Table I’m excited to be teaching two creative knitting workshops at The Refectory Table in Loughborough. Saturday 25 February 2017: Colour, a Creative Knitting Workshop. Saturday 24 June 2017: Flora, a Creative Knitting Workshop. The Refectory Table is run by Janet Currie, a creative consultant, avid gardener, maker and project […]

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How to Knit Cables: Learn how to use a cable needle and knit simple cables

Knit Cables: Single Cables to Amazing Cable Braids

Learn to Knit Cables – Cool Cables Who wants to learn to knit cables? The last course that I’ll be teaching before the summer is Cool Cables. This is an intermediate class, which means that if you can cast-on, work in stocking stitch and rib, and cast-off, then you’re good to go! Each class in this course has a theme, […]

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Birds and flowers at Woollen Woods 2015, Rushcliffe Country Park

Tales from the Woollen Woods

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 […]

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Spinning colour at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2014

The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2014

A New Show for Me! There are so many yarn, fibre and textile festivals in Britain, it would be impossible to go to all of them. Yesterday I went to the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia, London. Although I’ve been to Knitting and Stitching Shows at Alexandra Palace a few times and Harrogate many […]

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A Fair Isle pincushion

Fair Isle is Fantastic!

Last weekend I went to Abergavenny to teach some workshops at The Wool Croft.  The Fantastic Fair Isle workshop took place on Saturday and Sunday.  On the Saturday we worked in the exhibition space above The Art Shop; a beautiful 16th century building with original wood and limestone floors, and Victorian shop fittings.  Our intrepid knitters […]

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