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Lucy spinning

Learn to spin your own yarn

This is a class for anyone who’s ever dreamt of making a  proper home-spun sweater or blanket. This two-part course is all about the preparation, spinning and plying processes needed for making wool for knitting, crocheting and weaving. Skill level:  Complete beginners You will learn: the basic principles of spinning how to use a drop spindle and spin roving  using the ‘Park and draft’ methods to take the spun fibre off the… Read more →

Learn to Crochet Beautiful Mitts

This flexible two-part course has been designed to suit absolute beginners and on-the-way crocheters. Skill level: Complete beginners and rusty crocheters wanting to dust off their stitches should attend both Parts A + B. Crocheters who are more sure of their stitches and ready to get straight on with making the mitts can attend Part B on its own. In Part A, you will learn how to: hold… Read more →

After-hours Knitty Lock-in

Everyone is welcome and no booking is required. Just bring along your knitting, crochet or come without and find some inspiration for a new project. There will be plenty of help for anyone who’s stuck with pattern problems or just general getting-started advice. We’ll have wine, tea and cake to keep us going. So if you want a second opinion on your… Read more →

How to crochet a Granny Square

Fancy trying your hand at crochet? This two part course will set you up with a complete classic that’s bound to get you hooked. Skill level: Complete beginners and rusty crocheters wanting to dust off their stitches You will learn how to: work with colour work a chain stitch, a double and a treble work squares together into bigger peices… Read more →

How to knit a pair of mitts

<img class="alignright wp-image-1178 size-thumbnail" src="http://dev.wildandwoollyshop.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/IMG_4987-Small-150×150.jpg" alt="IMG_4987 (Small)" width="150" height="150" srcset="http://www agile project methodologies.wildandwoollyshop.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/IMG_4987-Small-150×150.jpg 150w, http://www.wildandwoollyshop.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/IMG_4987-Small-170×170.jpg 170w, http://www.wildandwoollyshop.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/IMG_4987-Small-320×320.jpg 320w, http://www.wildandwoollyshop.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/IMG_4987-Small-100×100.jpg 100w” sizes=”(max-width: 150px) 100vw, 150px” /> This single class covers the basics to get you started as a new knitter, Skill level: complete knitting novices – no previous experience necessary You will learn how to: cast on knit purl create a thumb hole… Read more →