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

How to knit short courses: for beginners, improvers and intermediate knitters

How to knit short courses

How to knit short courses at the Being Knitterly Studio I’d like to tell you about the knit short courses that I’ll be teaching during the Autumn term. September: How to knit for beginners. October: How to knit for improvers. November: How to knit cables. How to knit for beginners The first of my knit short courses is […]

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Fair Isle samples made during a workshop with Nicki Merrall

Fair Isle workshop

Fair Isle workshop at Hope and Elvis I’d like to tell you about the Fair Isle workshop that I’m running on Saturday 30 September. This workshop at Hope and Elvis. Hope and Elvis is within the grounds of the Welbeck Estate, that is part of the Harley Foundation. Founded in 1977 by the late Ivy Duchess […]

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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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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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