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Learn to Crochet - Beginners (Level 0)

  • Starts 11 Jun
  • 30 British pounds
  • Westbury Arts Centre Foxcovert Road, Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes, MK5 6AA

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Due to a popular demand, we have added one more session for this workshop - please see the details below. ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP: In this workshop you will learn all the basic skills, including: ● how to hold the yarn and hook; ● chain, double crochet, treble crochet, turn, edge; ● PLUS slip stitch, half treble crochet and double treble crochet (if time allows) You will come away with the fundamentals of this mindful craft and feel inspired by all the fantastic gifts and accessories you can learn to make. WHO IS THIS WORKSHOP SUITABLE FOR: Absolute Beginners (Level 0). Maybe you have never picked up a crochet hook before OR you tried and gave up OR you learnt a long time ago and need a refresher. No crochet knowledge is assumed or required. TUTOR INFORMATION: Nicky Ward is the owner & founder of A Heart Shaped Cherry - a contemporary crochet brand using recycled yarns to design patterns & kits, and to hand make gifts, homewares & accessories. She recently featured in Simply Crochet magazine and is also an Ambassador for Craftember (an initiative to get people crafting to improve mental health). Nicky has a background in graphic design and has always been compelled to craft. She was taught to crochet (& knit) by her grandmother when she was young, and found a new purpose for her hobby when she discovered recycled yarns, in particular T-shirt yarn - she started by making her own. Nicky regularly teaches crochet workshops and lessons across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Northamptonshire. Follow her on Instagram/Facebook: @aheartshapedcherry & also: MATERIALS PROVIDED: All materials are supplied, including a 50g ball of recycled cotton yarn, a 5mm crochet hook, and a recycled cotton project bag. MATERIALS TO BRING WITH YOU: You might want to bring a small snack to eat during a short break - crochet is hungry work! ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Refreshments (such as teas and coffees only) available on site. LOCATION: This workshop will take place in the Drawing Room, Studio 15 or Legge Room situated on the ground floor with accessible access. Accessible parking spaces are available to anyone who requires them.

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Contact Details

  • Westbury Arts Centre, Foxcovert Road, Shenley Wood, Milton Keynes, UK

    01908 501214

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