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Tapestry Crochet Weekend

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!

3 days from £539pp Departure Dates

Your Tour Includes

  • 2 nights full-board accommodation, starting with dinner on Friday and ending with lunch on Sunday
  • 2 days tuition with Carol Meldrum, kit included
  • Tea/coffee during workshops
  • Complementary WIFI
  • Use of the hotel leisure facilities (subject to availability); gym, heated indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna & steam room
Experts
Carol Meldrum

Carol Meldrum

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.

Itinerary

Tapestry Crochet is all about using two colours on the same row or round to create a pattern that has a similar appearance to intarsia or stranded knitting. We’ll work through the basics of the technique learning how to read a crochet colour chart, change colour and carry the yarn along catching it in as we go to make a patterned project of your choice. Techniques covered: how to work back loop double crochet, how to read a chart, how to work two colours on the same row/round, how to catch the yarn in as you go

Overview

Arrive from 3pm. Dinner will be at 7pm.

Includes Dinner

Overview

8-10am Breakfast. Our first workshop will be at 9.30am-12.30pm. Lunch will then be served at 12.30-1.30pm, before our second workshop at 1.30-4.30pm. Dinner will be at 7pm.

Includes Breakfast

Includes Lunch

Includes Dinner

Included Highlights

Workshop

Overview

8-10am Breakfast. Our first workshop will be at 9am-12pm. Lunch will then be served at 12pm-1pm. Our second and final workshop will be at 1pm-4pm, before it’s time to head home.

Includes Breakfast

Includes Lunch

Included Highlights

Workshop
Perfect for Yarn Lovers

Perfect for Yarn Lovers

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.

Accommodation

You will be staying a the 4-star Staverton Park Hotel & Golf Club for 2 nights.

Staverton Park Hotel & Golf Club

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.

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Free Wifi
Service
  • Gym
Hotel
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available
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