Mondays 7th October and 21st October 2013
IMPROVERS CROCHET: FLOWER COASTER/ FLOWER GARLANDS
with Michelle Cresswell of Owl & Slipper
7.30-9.30pm (2 hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham
This is a workshop for the more experienced crocheter in two parts. Michelle Cresswell from Owl & Slipper will be showing you how to make beautiful, colourful flower coasters ( diameter 9cm). During the first session you will learn the basic stitch and start on the coaster. The second session will be about re-enforcing technique and stitches used, completing more flower coasters and then learning the techniques to make into a garland. You will learn the following during the two sessions:
– Chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet and counting stitches. Different edging techniques.
– How to read a simple crochet pattern
– Understand yarn weights, tension and gauge and hook sizes.
– Leave with a completed coaster or garland.
Crochet starter packs are available from Michelle but must be pre-ordered. This includes a hook, stitch conversion chart, illustrated instructions, a pattern and a ball of 100% cotton yarn from a choice of colours for only £6. She will also be selling the cotton yarn separately for £3 for a ball of 50g.
If you don’t wish to purchase a pack please bring with you a 3.5mm or 4mm sized hook and dk cotton yarn, min 50g ball.
This will only be in small groups of 6 people only to ensure that you have Michelle’s undivided attention – a quality rather than quantity approach.
Suitable for: Intermediates/ Advanced
Cost: £12 per workshop, so a total of £24
Places : limited to 6 people for the 2 part course
You will need to bring: If you do not wish to purchase a pack from Michelle you will need to bring the following
– 3.5mm or 4mm sized hook
– Several balls of cotton yarn
Email us on email@example.com if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.