April/May 2017


Tuesday April 25th – Spinning day in the shop given by Fiona Nisbet, well known textile artist based near Whitchurch. www.shropshireweavers.co.uk
10.30am – 3pm
Come and learn how to spin on different types of spinning equipment – from drop spindles which is the basic way of spinning fleece to yarn, to different types of spinning wheels. Suitable for beginners and novice spinners. Fee £45 – max 6 people

Saturday May 6th – Yarn Shop Day which is a special day supporting local yarn shops. Free patterns will be available including the Primavera Blanket which has been designed by Debbie Bliss exclusively for Yarn Shop Day.  The pattern is only available from shops participating, so please come in and get your free copy. Lots of special offers on the day for yarns, knitting and crochet accessories, alpaca socks and felted gifts.

Sunday May 7th  -Basic Crochet workshop held in the shop –
1pm – 4pm
The afternoon will use crocheting in the round to teach the basic crochet stitches – chain, slip stitch, double, treble and other stitches of different heights.
Includes a ball of Stylecraft Special DK and crochet hook.
Fee: £20 –max 4 people – 1 place left