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Homage to the (Granny) Square Crochet Course @ Norfolk Yarn


I’m delighted to announce that this six month crochet course will begin again  in FEBRUARY 2022 and will run at Norfolk Yarn in Norwich on the following days: (please check that you are available on all of these days before booking a place)

SATURDAY 19th FEBRUARY 10.00am – 1.00pm

SATURDAY 19th MARCH 10.00am – 1.00pm

SATURDAY 16th APRIL 10.00am – 1.00pm

SATURDAY 21st MAY 10.00am – 1.00pm

SATURDAY 18th JUNE 10.00am – 1.00pm

SATURDAY 16th JULY 10.00am – 1.00pm

PRICE  including 18hrs tuition, hooks and 10 balls of Rowan Felted Tweed is £245

An additional 10 balls will be required to complete the project.

You can book your place on this course here: Homage to the (Granny) Square

Or by contacting Norfolk Yarn on 01603 927034

With a respectful nod towards the modernist painter Joseph Albers, who spent a lifetime exploring colour interactions, this crochet course will kick start your new relationship with colour and inspire you to be bold and playful with your crochet.

It is an inspirational series of 6x 3hr crochet workshops designed to develop your crochet skills, and build your colour confidence, in a friendly and inquisitive environment.

We’ll be working with Rowan Felted Tweed in 10 beautiful colours to create stunning crochet blankets through an exploration of stitch, colour harmony and composition. I have over 20 years experience teaching textiles and design and will guide you through every stage ensuring your blanket is exquisitely designed, and uniquely yours, with attention to detail and a professional finish.

We will look at one, or more, different crochet squares each month, and these will get successively more complex throughout the course allowing you to build on your skills and learn new techniques as you work on your own unique and beautiful crochet blanket.

Throughout the course we will cover a wide range of stitches and techniques which you will be able to apply to future projects with confidence and skill –

Topics covered will include:

Basic colour theory and choosing your own unique colour palette

Understanding the relationships between colours and tones.

Reading, and demystifying, crochet stitch diagrams

Working a range of different crochet stitches

How to join squares to achieve a professional finish.

Blocking and edging

The course fee includes 10 balls of Rowan Felted Tweed and you can choose your own colours, with my help and guidance if you’d like it,  so you know that your finished blanket will be utterly gorgeous and completely unique.

The finished blanket requires 20 balls of yarn in total and you will need to purchase an additional 10 balls to complete the finished blanket which will measure approximately 100 x 130cms.

Each class will be tailored to individual abilities and will be informal, informative and lots of fun. You don’t need to be experienced at crochet but you do need to be able to do the basics (know how to hold the hook and yarn), but you will also be learning ‘on the job’ and will quickly build up your skills.

Visit us on instagram to see examples of the amazing work created on this course!

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