Tag: demonstrations

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 EVENING CLASSES 2018, HARRIS ACADEMY, DUNDEE

    Spring term is here!  The enrolment evening for Spring 2018 is on Thurdsay January 17th in Harris Academy, Dundee.     These classes are due to run again during the Spring Term.   Enrolment night is on January 17th at Harris Academy from 18.00 – 19.30.  For more details please visit Harris Education and Recreation Association – […]

  • MAVERICKS ART CRAFT GROUP – YULETIDE FAIR 2 and 3 DECEMBER

    The Mavericks Art Craft Group are holding a  Yuletide Fair on 2 & 3 December.   This event is being hosted by Amy Mason at her Bluebird Arts Premises.  If your looking for something delightfully creative and hand-made you will find plenty to choose from here – including some of mine 🙂 https://www.facebook.com/events/1135794056564465/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%223%22%2C%22ref_newsfeed_story_type%22%3A%22regular%22%2C%22feed_story_type%22%3A%2222%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D You can find out […]

  • CROCHET CLASSES START TONIGHT! INVERGOWRIE HALL AT 7.00PM

    I am looking forward to this evening! This is the first session of crochet classes I will be delivering over the next 12 weeks at Invergowrie, in Church of Scotland Hall at 7.00pm. FULL DETAILS FROM http://www.caceclasses.co.uk/product/yarn-autumn-2017/ 

  • NEOS AT HALLGREEN CASTLE OPEN UNTIL SUNDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER

    WE did have fun dressed up in mediaeval garb for the opening night of NEOS at Hallgreen Castle. You can always spot the artists in the Great Hall when you come up to view our work – we will be here until Sunday 17th!

  • CROCHET WORKSHOPS AND EXHIBITION DURING NEOS 9-17 SEPTEMBER

    It’s getting nearer every day!  As a member of the Mavericks Art Group I will be at Hallgreen Castle on Saturday, 9th, Saturday 16th, and Sunday 17th,  exhibiting my work and giving demonstrations of crochet.   There is also a huge amount of delightful work by other artists and more demonstrations.   For full details […]

  • HARRIS ACADEMY, DUNDEE – THERAPEUTIC ART OF CROCHET CLASS

    There has been a good uptake for my crochet class, so it will run from next week. Still a couple of places left, in fact most classes still have one or two spaces. If interested in any of them please contact Liz Allardice direct on 01382 435827, or email liz.allardice@dundeecity.gov.uk

  • GLENESK FOLK MUSEUM – 3 SEPTEMBER 2017

    Come along – meet the handicraft experts – bring your handiwork and textile treasures to show and share 🙂