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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, from beginners through to intermediate level 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 -  January - April 2015




Learn to Knit / Beginners - Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 14th January 2015


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


For both complete beginners and returners to knitting.


Starting form the very beginning, you will learn how to cast on, work the basic stitches and cast off.


Work at your own level and make a cosy pair of wrist warmers.


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

Date: Saturday 17th January 2015


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.



Learn to Crochet Granny Squares - Cornwall

Date: Thursday 22nd January 2015


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 / Improvers - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 7th February 2015


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.


Crochet Flower Corsage and Scarf - Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 11th February 2015


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

If you can make a granny square - you can make this!


Move on from Granny Squares to make this beautiful corsage and scarf.


You'll take away an endless amount of skills from this workshop, including making foundation chains, keeping edges of your work straight, shell edging and you'll explore making 4 different flowers to make the fabulous corsage.


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

Price excluding Materials.


Crochet Flower in Heart Shaped Motif - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 14th February 2015


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 make this pretty motif for Valentines Day.


You can either keep you motif as a heart shape, perfect for bunting - or continue to make it into a square motif  to use for an endless amount of projects.


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

Price excluding Materials.  


Learn to Knit / Beginners and  Improvers - Cornwall                   

Date: Wednesday 18th February 2015


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

Ideal for beginners and returners. This is also a good repeater class, to gain more confidence.


Starting from the very beginning, you will cast on,knit the basic stitches and cast off.


At your own pace you will progress to work stocking stitch, rib and moss stitch.


You will also learn how to make a simple increase and decrease to your work, along with making a basic buttonhole.


Learn to Crochet Granny Squares - Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 25th February 2015


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.


Moving On with Knitting / Reading a Pattern - Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 4th March 2015


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:Basic Knitting Skills.
(Ability to cast on, cast off, knit and purl.)

On this invaluable workshop, you will learn to understand and read a knitting pattern, opening up a whole new world to your knitting.


We will cover purchasing the correct yarn type and substituting yarns for your projects, understanding the information on the ball band, measuring your tension and adjusting needle sizes.


Reading through pattern abbreviations together, we will work through a knitting pattern and make a small project.


Crochet Lacy Cowl - Intermediate Version - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 7th March 2015


Venue:  Nutmeg Needlecrafts

Peacock Mews, Leighton Buzzard

Beds LU7 1JH


Contact Tel: 01525 376456


Time:  10am - 1pm


Cost: £22.00


Skill Level: Intermediate

Make this beautiful crochet cowl either with lace weight yarn or 4ply sock yarn.


You will learn how to work in the round, follow a pattern and chart and make a picot edging.


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

Price excluding Materials.




Crochet Sunbeam Ripple Blanket - Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 11th March 2015


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


You've learnt to make the basic granny squar, now its time to develop it further!


Learn how to follow a pattern, making a pretty sunbeam (ripple) blanket with an optional flower centre.


This workshop will build your confidence in your crochet skills and move you on further in your future projects.


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

Price excluding Materials.



Spinning Wheel Crochet (Intermediate Version) - Bedfordshire

Date: Saturday 15th March 2015


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.


Learn to Knit / Beginners and  Improvers - Cornwall                   

Date: Wednesday 18th March


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

Ideal for beginners and returners. This is also a good repeater class, to gain more confidence.


Starting from the very beginning, you will cast on,knit the basic stitches and cast off.


At your own pace you will progress to work stocking stitch, rib and moss stitch.


You will also learn how to make a simple increase and decrease to your work, along with making a basic buttonhole.


Learn to Crochet Granny Squares - Cornwall                    

Date: Wednesday 25th March


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.


Fabulous Knitted Cables and Bobbles - Cornwall                    

Date: Wednesday 8th April 2015


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: Basic knitting Skills  required. (Cast on, cast off, knit and purl stitch.)


Everyone loves cables and bobbles, plus adding them to your knitting adds exciting depth and texture.


You will learn the basic stitch techniques to make bobbles, cables and twisted stitches.


Reading together through instructions from a pattern along with understanding charts is also covered.


At the end of this workshop you will be confident enough to introduce your own fabulous bobbles and cables to your projects.


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

Date: Wednesday 15th April 2015


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



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.



Loving Knitted Lace -  Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 15th April 2015


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: Basic knitting Skills  required. (Cast on, cast off, knit and purl stitch.)

Whether its to make scarves, shawls, or just add some lacy detail to your stocking stitch projects, learn the basics of how to knit lace.


You will learn to make a loose cast on edge and cast off edge, the basic stitch techniques and get tips on successful lace knitting.


Together we will start to read charts and look at ways of picking up stitches for edgings and start to make a simple scarf.


Learn to Crochet Granny Squares for Beginners -  Cornwall

Date: Wednesday 29th April 2015


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.


Please scroll down to view the current Knitting and Crochet workshops

scheduled until the end of April 2015.


As I am relocating to Cornwall, my last Workshop in Bedfordshire

will be on Saturday 15th  March 2015.


The majority of my  workshops will then be based in the South West of England

and I look forward to seeing some of  you there. All the best Wendy xx





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