Tag: yarn

  • BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE!!!

    But it’s warm inside.  Getting ready for next classes and keeping yarns in order!  

  • 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!

  • Perth Festival of Yarn

    I will be tutoring a beginner’s workshop at the Perth Festival of Yarn on Saturday 9 September.  Tickets for the event are £10 and go on sale on 15 July. I am really looking forward to this! 🙂  

  • ALYTH CREATES 26 – 28 MAY

    As from tomorrow I will be tutoring in Alyth for 3 days. Please feel free to come along to any of these sessions, whether you are a complete beginner or already have some skills. Materials and equipment are provided, but please bring along any patterns, wip, or tools of your own if you wish. Tools […]

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  • FUN A DAY DUNDEE 12 FEBRUARY 2017

    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!  

  • FUN A DAY DUNDEE

    Thanks for all the fun Dundee Fun A Day! (It all started off on Hogmanay when somebody handed me a strange object and asked – “What can you do with this? Take it away and have a go!” So my Funaday project was finding out what I could do with a six foot shed skin […]

  • THE THERAPEUTIC ART OF CROCHET – HARRIS ACADEMY, DUNDEE

    Starting on Wednesday 25th January, I will be tutoring a 10 week course at the Harris Academy in Dundee .  The enrolment evening is at Harris Academy on Wednesday 11 January from 6.00 – 7.30pm.   To see more detail, including the other excellent courses on offer, please click on the links below.  Please feel […]

  • ADULT EVENING CLASSES START IN FORFAR THIS WEEK!

    ADULT EVENING CLASSES START IN FORFAR THIS WEEK! There are still a couple of places left in my crochet class on Tuesday night.  If you want to join it isn’t too late to register! Just download a registration form (link below) and bring it with you to Forfar Academy Foyer at 6.50 on the night. […]

  • Freeform work in progress

    As Angus Open Studios start today – here is a wee look at the current work in progress.  Come  along and see the whole thing for yourself 🙂      

  • Work in progress

    Bringing the elements of a wall hanging together and incorporating them on to the withy framework.    

  • Current work in progress

    I used a framework of withies, hessian strips and reclaimed copper wires.  The elements will be alligned with these as the work develops.

  • THE WALL HANGING -DETAILS

    This wall hanging is designed to fit a specific space above a stairwell. Over the next few days I will post some of the detail of the work. Firstly – here is one of the freeform spirals before being incorporated.  This is worked in two soft yarns of differing weights to give a variation in […]