Alyth Creates a 3-day festival 26 – 28 May
WORKSHOPS! Ever wanted to crochet and no idea how to start? Or do you know the basics and want to learn different techniques..? I am a contemporary crochet artist and tutor. I will be running a series of workshops through Fri, Sat & Sun 26-28 May at the Alyth Festival.
Each day there is a BEGINNERS workshop 10am – 2pm, advanced in the afternoon 2pm – 4pm. I cater for left-handers. £10 per class.
SPECIALIST WORKSHOPS – £15 per class.
Fri pm – BROOMSTICK CROCHET Worked on a broomstick! This simple method creates loose fabric which has many uses. Why not start with a simple scarf?
Sat pm – HAIRPIN CROCHET Traditionally made on a shell hairpin this work grows quickly.
Sunday pm – AFGHAN CROCHET Working on an elongated hook this work sits somewhere between knitting and crochet. Quick and easy to learn, produces fabric from firm to lacy.
Contact Ellie on 01307 466354 to book.
You can pay me easily through Paypal at https://www.paypal.me/EllieFiddes
Big huge thanks to all of you in the Fun A Day Dundee team for all the hard work you put into this event. It was an absolute pleasure to take part.
Here are a few more photographs of the fun I had. Enjoy!
All 15 places on this course are now taken.
If you would like tuition from me, please get in touch. Whether you are a complete beginner, or wish to learn a specific technique – such as broomstick crochet – I am happy to organise a session, or sessions, to suit. Here are examples of students’ previous work, firstly a beginner’s, then somebody working beyond the basics.
- Experimenting with 4mm hook and DK weight cotton.
- Different ideas, quintuple treble, Irish net grounds, Irish net fill-ins.
- Work vertically or horizontally?
- Been worked up and rattled down a few times before reasonably happy with these two different sides.
- A few problems to solve still.
Well, I’m a crochet tutor! So the first thing I saw when I looked at this shed snakeskin was a beautiful lacy crochet pattern. Don’t know quite how it would turn out or what I might use it for. Maybe give this a try out sometime and see if it can be made into a working pattern. Probably would need a more delicate name than Boa’s Belly Stitch though!
Here are some of my works for sale at Hallgreen Castle, Inverbervie, NEOS venue 130.
Crochet wallhangings made from reclaimed materials:- fabrics, yarns and other elements. Displayed on yarnbombed driftwood. £40.