Sunday, 13 February 2011

Textile Workshops - Cornish Wools

Cornish Wools now holds regular textile workshops in the newly refurbished Church Room. If you are interested in attending one of the workshops and would like more details please telephone 01736 711899.  Alternatively sign up to their newsletter and you will be kept informed as more workshops are planned and organised. 

Workshops start 10am & finish 3.30pm
  • Monday March 7th - Knitting for Beginners – learn the basics of casting on, how to knit and purl, how to hold your needles and yarn and lots more. Tutor: Chris Boulton - £25 per person

  • Monday March 14th – Crochet for Beginners, getting hooked, learn the basics and how to make circles and squares. Tutor: Pauline Thomas £25 per person

  • Monday March 21st – Felting for Beginners, learn about different wet felting techniques and create a wall hanging or mat. Tutor: Pauline Thomas - £25 per person

  • Monday 28th March – Hooked rugs and Proddy mats for Beginners, learn the art of rug hooking. Tutor Diane Cox - £25 per person

  • Monday 4th April – Crochet, Staying Hooked, Flowers & Patterns – how to follow patterns, make your own and increase your stitch library. Tutor: Pauline Thomas £25 per person

  • Monday 11th April – Knitting, Cables & Lace, develop your stitch skills, knit squares and make a patchwork cushion cover. Tutor: Chris Boulton £25 per person

  • Monday 18th April – The Felting Pot – advanced techniques, make felted jewellery and learn about knitted, needle and shibori. Tutor: Pauline Thomas £25 per person

  • Wednesday 4th May – Hooked Rugs, Proddy Mats & learn how to make a Teacosy. Tutor Diane Cox £25 per person

  • Monday 9th May – Master the Art of Handspinning, an introduction to fibre, working through the art of using carders, the Drop Spindle and the Spinning Wheel. Learn how to ply and how to make a two ply yarn. Tutor: Amanda Hannaford. £50 per person

  • Monday 16th May – Knitting, an introduction to Fairisle & Intarsia, improve your knitting skills and learn how to read patterns and charts. Tutor: Chris Boulton £25 per person

  • Monday 23rd May – Crochet, Staying Hooked, learn the skills of Free Form crochet, shapes and textures. Tutors: Pauline Thomas. £25 per person

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