GUIDE TO MARCH
9 March NORAH FAIR ISLE SOCKS WITH MARIE WALLIN WORKSHOP
Brooksby Hall, Leicestershire
Come and join Marie Wallin at the beautiful Brooksby Hall in Leicestershire and start making a pair of Fair Isle socks in new yarn, British Breeds. The socks make a great first Fair Isle knit and will also teach you how to work in the round. This session is a repeat of the one held in October 2018.
www.mariewallin.com. The workshop costs £105.
14-17 March THE CREATIVE CRAFT SHOW
NEC, Birmingham B40 1NT
A wonderful haven for all sorts of crafts, The Creative Craft Show is designed to inspire and encourage everyone to expand their creative horizons. O ering the latest crafting tools and materials, alongside workshops, experts and more.
www.stitchandhobby.co.uk/birmingham/spring, or call 01425 277988. Tickets from £13.
21 March PROFESSIONAL FINISHING WORKSHOP WITH BEV HODGKINSON
Black Sheep Wools Craft Barn, Glaziers Lane, Culcheth WA3 4AQ
Discover how to give your knits the perfect touch with a masterclass on finishing. Techniques covered include tension, using the correct cast-on for your project, shaping techniques, professional buttonholes and so much more. Refreshments will be provided on the day.
www.blacksheepwools.com, or call 01925 764231. The workshop costs £54.95.
21-23 March EDINBURGH YARN FESTIVAL
Edinburgh Corn Exchange
You won’t be disappointed at this popular festival if you enjoy browsing the best in knitting and crochet goodies. Designed to be a social shopping event, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to sit, knit and natter, making new friends along the way. Check out their website for inspiring in-show events.
www.edinyarnfest.com. Tickets go on sale mid January 2019.
23-24 March CRAFTING LIVE
The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern
If you’re a local crafter don’t miss Crafting Live’s first visit to Malvern. Take time to stock up on all of your crafting essentials as well as find inspiration from all the brand new stands and demonstrations.
www.craftinglive.co.uk, or call 03300 415688. Tickets from £5.
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