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Suitable for the next step crochetier, this weekend workshop will cover techniques such as how to work back loop double crochet, how to read a chart, how to work two colours on the same row/round and how to catch the yarn as you go. With a maximum of 12 participants, you will have plenty of time to ask all those crochet questions you always wanted to know the answers to!
Carol Meldrum is a textile designer, workshop tutor and author of many popular knitting and crochet titles. She is also the creative force behind the fashion accessories label Beatknit. She has worked within the textile industry as a designer for many High Street fashion outlets as well as internationally renowned hand knit label Rowan. Carol is also a successful workshop tutor teaching all aspects of knit and crochet on an informal basis to both groups and individuals.
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Check in to your room from 3pm. Meet your expert, retreat manager and fellow guests over dinner this evening
Today will focus on making a sampler and looking at the basic techniques of tapestry crochet. We will learn how to read from a chart, work 2 colours at the same time on right side and wrong side rows and work with 2 colours at the same time in the round.
Tour Notes: Although there are no mobility requirements for this tour, please note that you will need to be able to make your own way between our workshop room, your bedroom and the restaurant, which could involve walks of up to 5 minutes. If you require full disabled access, please check with us before booking.
Single Room Supplement from £56.00 (3 days).
Carefully crafted for yarn lovers, this knitting and crochet holiday embraces all things woolly! Our experienced knitting and crochet expert will be on hand throughout the holiday; joining us on yarn-related excursions and hosting inspirational workshops with a beautifully designed project to spark your creativity.
This stylish and contemporary four-star hotel is ideally located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside. In a convenient location, Staverton Park Hotel & Golf Club is easily accessible from the M1, M6, M40 and Birmingham Airport, and is just a short drive to Northampton and Coventry.
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