Tag: crochet

  • INTRODUCTION TO TUNISIAN CROCHET

    INTRODUCTION TO TUNISIAN CROCHET

    I have set up a Tunisian Crochet workshop at Glamis Gallery on 2 October. Full details are here:- Learn how to use the hook and make four basic stitches. Learn the steps necessary to join them up and finish off articles. About this event I will be leading a four hour Introduction Tunisian Crochet (also […]

  • NEW WEBSITE LAYOUT

    NEW WEBSITE LAYOUT

    WordPress is evolving, and this current website theme is no longer supported, so over the next few weeks I will be redesigning my website. Watch this space for new developments 🙂

  • Pop-Up Shop! Edzell 10 – 16 May

    Hi there, I will be taking part in Edzell in a Pop-up shop with 7 other lovely artists. There will be a choice selection of pottery and paintings, jewellery, glass and textiles, all direct from the artist! Come along and pay us a visit 🙂

  • MY NEXT 5 WEEK COURSE STARTS SOON – STILL TIME TO ENROL

    MY NEXT 5 WEEK COURSE STARTS SOON – STILL TIME TO ENROL

    The first class is on Monday 18th January at 7.00pm. To enrol go to CACE website at this link https://www.caceclasses.co.uk/product/therapeutic-art-of-crochet-online-monday/ This short course suits an adventurous beginner or intermediate level learner. You need to be able to do 3 basic stitches, chain, double crochet and treble. You will learn working with American and British stitch […]

  • NEXT SUMMER WORKSHOP!

    TUNISIAN CROCHET WORKSHOP Hey hey!  The second Tunisian workshop of the summer is this weekend in Invergowrie! There is still time to book a place on this full day exploration of this popular form of crochet.  You do not need any prior knowledge of crochet to learn this one!  Everything you need will be provided, […]

  • YARN BOMBING!

    Ever since I heard of it I have wanted to have a go at yarnbombing. So when The Fit O’ The Toon Community Association in Arbroath decided to have a go at doing some at Danger Point, I join them. It’s a lot of creative fun getting together once a week with a group of […]

  • ALYTH CREATES 24-26 MAY – FUN WITH FREESTYLE CROCHET

    ALYTH CREATES   Crochet is a wonderful pliable way to work with yarn. I will be in Alyth Town Hall over the weekend demonstrating some tips for getting started. Here is a wee example.  I wasn’t terribly impressed with this motif and initially laid it aside.  I then decided to add some surface crochet and […]

  • EVENING CLASSES IN INVERGOWRIE – START 22 APRIL

    My crochet evening classes start again in Invergowrie Hall on 22 April, and has had a lot of interest. There are only two places left, so don’t delay if you want one!    The course costs £45 for 10 weeks. To enrol, please visit the CACE website.   Therapeutic Art of Crochet – Monday E

  • HARRIS ACADEMY EVENING CLASSES – START 1 MAY

    What a lovely turnout last night at the Harris Academy for enrolment for the Summer Term evening classes. There are just a couple of places left in my crochet class, and they can now be booked online through the HERA website. Price £43 for 9 weeks. https://heradundee.org/online-booking/

  • What shall I make with this? The results of my test squares.

    I ended up trying four sizes of hook.  First my favourite is the 8mm aluminium It gave a firm texture, which would be fine for a rug or placemat. Second is a 10mm hook.  The texture if this is coming out feeling good, not too tight with a bit of flexibility.  The third one is a […]

  • What shall I make with this? The value of test squares.

      I have 650g of super chunky in my yarn stash, which has languished unused for too long, so decided to exlore what I can do with it, or whether I want to pass it on.  I tried it out as a first round of a granny square, and it looks good.  I like the […]

  • CROCHET CLASSES – HARRIS ACADEMY DUNDEE

    CROCHET CLASSES – HARRIS ACADEMY DUNDEE

    It’s time to sign up for autumn evening classes.  There are only two weeks to go until HERA’s Enrolment Night in Harris Academy on Wednesday 29th August from 6-7.30 pm. Therapeutic Crochet is a ten week course covering all the basics.    Learners are able to work at their own rate. You can move on to […]