Improvers Crochet: Flower Coaster/ Flower Garlands

23 Aug

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

 

flower coaster

 

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.

 

Details:

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 makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.

 

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