Threads of Life I’ve been so busy lately that I’ve not been able to keep up with writing about the things I’ve been doing. A couple of weekends ago, I went to Threads of Life in Castle Donington to teach a crochet workshop. I first met Sue, the owner, a few years ago at a […]
Classes, short courses and workshops taught by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly.
Afternoon Tea – how it came to be A couple of years ago a friend was hosting a house-warming party; for entertainment she had booked a well-known crochet tutor to teach a workshop. Unfortunately the tutor had to pull out a few weeks beforehand, so my friend was wondering what to do. We came up […]
In September and October you can learn (or improve) crochet or hand knit with me at two new venues. Knittiquip The first is Knittiquip which is at Breedon Priory, Breedon on the Hill – Breedon is one of those curious places in England which is in one county (Leicestershire), but has a post code for […]
A few weeks ago I visited The National Centre for Craft & Design for the first time. This is in Sleaford, a small market town in Lincolnshire. I didn’t see that much of Sleaford (unless you count driving round the one-way system several times), but the little I did see is very attractive. I’ll be returning […]
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 […]
I’m sure many of us have dreamt about owning a shop full of beautiful yarns, glorious fabrics and happy customers. Ginevra Croft had that dream and nearly two years ago, she opened The Wool Croft in Abergavenny. This shop is enticing from the outside, with an attractive window display which allows the inside to be glimpsed. […]