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Workshops & Events

Workshops are a great way to learn and build on skills and meet other like minded people.

As a tutor I teach a variety of knitting and crochet workshops and keep classes small to allow individual attention.

To make a booking, please visit or telephone the course venue and make payment for the workshop you would like to attend.














Workshop Dates -  September - December 2014




Learn to Crochet - Granny Squares for Beginners (1) - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 13th September 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Beginners

Learn how to crochet granny squares, then how to crochet them together and make a simple edging.


You'll also learn how to calculate yarn for your projects and how to get the best use of colour.


Whether you want to make blankets, bags, cushions or accessories the limit is endless once you have learnt the technique.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Learn to Crochet Granny Squares - Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 24th September 2014


Venue: Truro Wool

2 St Marys Mews, St Marys Street,

Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2BE


Contact Tel: 01872 270661


Time:  6pm - 9pm


Cost: £20.00


Skill Level: Beginners

Learn how to crochet granny squares, then how to crochet them together and make a simple edging.


You'll also learn how to calculate yarn for your projects and how to get the best use of colour.


Whether you want to make blankets, bags, cushions or accessories the limit is endless once you have learnt the technique.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Learn to Crochet - Granny Squares Next Steps - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 27th September 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Follow on from Granny Squares

Now you can crochet a granny square, go to the next level and progress, learning how to make granny squares, starting from a circle and then changing them into a squares.  


Learn how to make clusters and crochet your squares together "as you go".


You'll then learn how to add a 3 dimensional  flower in the centre of your square


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Moving On From Crochet Granny Squares - Spinning Wheels - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 4th October 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Beginners

If you've learnt to make a granny square , you'll be able to make this!

This amazing hexegon, can either be worked as a one motif growing  outwards to make a stunning blanket, or as an optical illusion, with single motifs joined together.


Work at your own pace and learn to follow an abbreviated pattern and chart.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Learn to Crochet Granny Squares - Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 15th October 2014


Venue: Truro Wool

2 St Marys Mews, St Marys Street,

Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2BE


Contact Tel: 01872 270661


Time:  6pm - 9pm


Cost: £20.00


Skill Level: Beginners


Fully booked

Learn how to crochet granny squares, then how to crochet them together and make a simple edging.


You'll also learn how to calculate yarn for your projects and how to get the best use of colour.


Whether you want to make blankets, bags, cushions or accessories the limit is endless once you have learnt the technique.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Learn to Crochet Granny Squares - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 18th October 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Beginners


Learn how to crochet granny squares, then how to crochet them together and make a simple edging.


You'll also learn how to calculate yarn for your projects and how to get the best use of colour.


Whether you want to make blankets, bags, cushions or accessories the limit is endless once you have learnt the technique.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Learn to Crochet Granny Squares - Cornwall                    New Date Added

Date: Wednesday 29th October 2014


Venue: Truro Wool

2 St Marys Mews, St Marys Street,

Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2BE


Contact Tel: 01872 270661


Time:  6pm - 9pm


Cost: £20.00


Skill Level: Beginners


Learn how to crochet granny squares, then how to crochet them together and make a simple edging.


You'll also learn how to calculate yarn for your projects and how to get the best use of colour.


Whether you want to make blankets, bags, cushions or accessories the limit is endless once you have learnt the technique.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Crochet Amigurami Snowman Project - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 1st November 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Able to make double crochet stitc

Make a cute snowman with the amigurami crochet technique.  Simple and quick to make, with the benefit of no sewing up.  The body and head complete, start and end with one stitch!


You'll learn the basic techniques and get tips to achieve the best facial features and effects.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Intermediate  Crochet -  (Learn to make Clusters) Flower in a Square -  Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 12th November 2014


Venue: Truro Wool

2 St Marys Mews, St Marys Street,

Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2BE


Contact Tel: 01872 270661


Time:  6pm - 9pm


Cost: £20.00


Skill Level: Granny square level

Now you can make a granny square, learn to take it further.


Reading a pattern and chart, you will learn how to turn a circular motif with clusters into a square, then how to embellish a flower with cluster petals into the centre.

There are 2 options of the finished edge, depending on the size of square you wish to make.


Price Excluding materials.


Learn The Basics Of Knitting Lace - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 15th November 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  2pm  - 4.30pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Ability to cast on, cast off and knit/purl.



Learn to how to knit lace, make a loose cast on and cast off edge, basic stitch techniques, reading charts and getting tips on successful lace knitting.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.



Spinning Wheel Crochet (Intermediate Version) - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 22nd November 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am  - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Intermediate

Crochet this spiral motif and edging section, to create an amazing optical illusion.  


The edging section allows you to make straight edges to your spiral projects.


You will also learn to use a pattern and a chart.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Intermediate  Crochet - (Learn Front  Post Trebles) Spiral Crochet -  Cornwall

Date: Thursday 27th November 2014


Venue: Truro Wool

2 St Marys Mews, St Marys Street,

Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2BE


Contact Tel: 01872 270661


Time:  6pm - 9pm


Cost: £20.00


Skill Level: Granny square level

Now you can make a granny square, learn to take it further.


Reading a pattern and chart, you will learn  how to work front post trebles into your granny square adding  exciting depth and texture to your work.


By simply changing colour on different rounds you can create some stunning effects with this square.


Price Excluding materials.


Crochet Ladies/Mens Cable Cowl (Yes Cable Crochet!) - Granny Square Level - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 29th November 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am  - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Granny Square Level


Learn to work "front post/back post" crochet in the round (so no sewing up).


Plus making a crochet rib edging and crochet cable stitch, adding depth and a chunky texture to this unisex crochet cowl with double knitting weight yarn.


There is also a ladies wristwarmer option if you would like to work on a smaller project.

To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.


Learn to Crochet - Granny Squares for Beginners (1) - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 13th December 2014


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am  - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Beginners


Learn how to crochet granny squares, then how to crochet them together and make a simple edging.


You'll also learn how to calculate yarn for your projects and how to get the best use of colour.


Whether you want to make blankets, bags, cushions or accessories the limit is endless once you have learnt the technique.


To reserve a place, please make your booking and payment through the shop.  

Price excluding Materials.



Latest News -  Introducing workshops in Cornwall


I will continue teaching Saturday workshops at Nutmeg Needlecrafts, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire up until Spring 2015, after then my future crochet and knitting workshops will be taking place in Cornwall.


A few evening crochet workshops will be available at Truro Wools, Truo, Cornwall, before Christmas 2014, then I will  be introducing  my “Cornwall Crochet Schedule” for 2015.


Wendy xx