Monday, 5 October 2015

Crochet, crochet, crochet...

Ok so crochet is my new favourite craft, i guess you could say I'm a bit obsessed! Thanks to my last Christmas present from my sister, a great chunky book about crochet, full of stitches and techniques and loads of lovely patterns with which to practise them. I took to it like a duck to water, and find it much easier and less fiddly than knitting, as you only have one stitch at a time on your hook, rather than lots and lots that you can drop and confuse yourself with like in knitting! And once you've learnt a few basic stitches you can make a great variety of things from bags and clothing to blankets and toys. Making something 3D is as easy a flat piece so the possibilities are endless! 

If you fancy giving it a go I will be starting classes this October at the fabulous Gallery at Slaithwaite! Details below!

Crochet a Blanket!
Saturdays 1.30 - 3.30
Learn to make your own crochet blanket - a perfect winter project!
Held by Amy, of The Yorkshire Makery, in 4 parts.
Suitable for absolute beginners and those with some experience.
Over 4 two hour sessions you will learn the basics of crochet, including multiple stitches, using colour, construction methods and reading patterns, and each week learn to to make a different square to incorporate into your own blanket.

First session cost - £20 - this includes 4 100g balls of double knit yarn for your project, plenty of colours to chose from, and a 4mm hook.
£12.50 thereafter.
Starting October 17th.
First session to be paid for when booking. This will be refunded if the course is cancelled and can't be rearranged.

Day or time not suitable for you? Course may be run at other times in the week, or Amy is available for private tuition.

Hello and Welcome to the Yorkshire Makery website and blog...finally! I have set this up so i can keep a bit of a creative diary, mainly for my own benfit so i can keep organised and remember what I'm working on, but also maybe i'll inspire you and give you some ideas too! So thanks for taking the time to read my ramblings and feel free to comment, follow us on facebook or come and find us!