Weaveknitit's Summer School

During August we will be running workshops on Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout the whole month.

 Spinning Workshops

Beginners: learn to spin and try out a wide range of natural fleece and rovings. Bring your own wheel or use one of our range of electric, traveller or double treadle Ashford wheels.

More experienced spinners: using dyed rovings to get maximum colour effects or supplement additional colours to achieve amount needed for larger projects.

Plying: bring all your wool stash and manufactured yarns and ply them up to make creative and desirable yarns. Suit beginner and experienced spinners.

Crochet and Knitting Workshops

Beginners: Use our range of wools and hooks/needles to learn the basics of knitting and/or crochet and produce any of a wide range of simple project ideas.

More experienced: help understanding patterns. Structure: learn how to make simple 3d structures in either knitting or crochet to make a design of your choice.

Needle felting Workshops

Introduction to needle felting either 2d or 3d structures. Advanced: Using armatures to produce larger sculpted figures.

Machine Knitting Workshops

Pull out your knitting machine and come and learn how to use it. If you dont have one, come use ours and even have a loan!

Patchwork Loom Weaving Workshops

Simple and quick method of weaving a variety of shapes which can easily be joined to form a wide range of items. Selection of wools and looms provided.

 

All workshops are 2 1/2 hours long, all equipment and materials provided, also theres a cuppa and handmade cake for just £30.