The 2017 Cheshire Fibre Festival is being held on Sunday 1st October, that’s only 8 weeks away!  This year the festival is all about creativity; there are workshops morning and afternoon in a variety of fibre crafts, and a mini marketplace at lunchtime.

Today I’m starting a series of blog posts highlighting the workshops and hopefully whetting your appetite so that you book a couple!

First up is my workshops.

Crocheted Christmas Baubles

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This workshop will teach you several stitch patterns and how to add beads to your crochet to make a variety of Christmas baubles.  We will work with double knit cotton yarn plus some sparkly yarn.

Suitable for Advanced Beginner; you need to know know how to work in the round.

Staring at 9.30am and runs for 2½ hours.

Cost £25, including all materials except your crochet hook (although hooks will be available to purchase), just bring your own crochet hook in the range 3.25mm to 4mm, plus a larger one about 6mm.

Design your own Crochet Cowl

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This workshop will teach you how to design your own cowl, picking the style and sizing to suit you and how to combine stitches to create your own unique cowl.

Suitable for Intermediate; you need to know how to work in the round with confidence.

This workshop starts at 1pm and runs for 3 hours.

Cost: £30, including a skein of luxury yarn DK yarn, just bring your own 4mm crochet hook.

Both workshops include comprehensive notes.

To book either of these workshops email agrarianartisan@supanet.com

I will also have a small stall selling crochet goodies at the lunchtime mini marketplace. There will be some small kits, crochet hooks and copies of my new book: Cowling Around.

There is more information on the venue, all the workshops and how to book here.

Next week, I’ll focus on another 2 workshops.

Happy crocheting xxx