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Classes, short courses and workshops taught by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly.


Vintage Crochet and Afternoon Tea

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 […]

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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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Independent yarn shop, The Wool Croft in Abergavenny

The Wool Croft in Abergavenny

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. […]

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