GUIDE TO MARCH

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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.

In­dulge your love of colour­work in Ed­in­burgh

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