Winter Workshops at Up Country
Sat, Feb 15. 2-4 Knit ‘n’ Natter with Rona Stean £10
Up Country’s regular Saturday knitting club. No pressure, just turn up with your knit projects, spend time with kindred spirits, get expert help with knitting problems, pick up tips, drink tea, coffee, eat cake! Rona is a qualified designer and teacher.
Cost includes a £5 Up Country yarn voucher.
Sat, Mar 8 12-4 Rag Rug with Elizabeth Grubb £25
Learn and develop skills needed to create a unique ‘clippie’ rug using recycled fabrics. Tools and fabric provided. See a completed rug on display in the shop
Sat, Mar 8. 2-4 Knit ‘n’ Natter with Rona Stean £10
Up Country’s regular Saturday knitting club. See above.
Sat, Mar 22, 10-4 Finishing Techniques with Bev Hodgkinson £40
Learn how to give your knit projects a professional finish. Techniques covered include tension, using the correct
cast-on, shaping techniques, professional buttonholes, picking-up stitches, short-row shaping, blocking and pressing and sewing up using mattress stitch.
Participants are asked to prepare a little homework beforehand by knitting up 2 squares using a DK weight yarn and 4mm needles, casting on 28 sts and working in stocking stitch for 34 rows.Either bring 3.25mm, 4mm and 4.5mm knitting needles and a small sewing, or buy them on the day.
Sat, April 12, 10-4 Learn to Crochet with Rona Stean £40
For the crochet novice. Learn the ins and outs: Basic stitches, how to read a pattern and produce a small crochet project in a friendly and encouraging environment.
Either bring a 3.5mm crochet hook and a ball of Glace cotton, or buy them in the shop on the day.
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All our workshops are held in warm, comfortable surroundings, upstairs at our new shop at 58 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth.
Numbers are strictly limited and fees are payable when you book. We’ll have all the materials you’ll need, in the shop. We also provide tea, coffee and cakes!
Call the shop on 01484 687803 or use the contact form for availability and to reserve your place.