Following on from our new Spring Summer 2014 launch, in our February
eNewsletter we take a closer look at our new 100% mulberry silk yarn
Truesilk and encourage you to get involved in “Love You Local Yarn Shop”
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Following on from our new Spring Summer 2014 launch, in our February eNewsletter we take a closer look at our new 100% mulberry silk yarn Truesilk, encourage you to get involved in “Love You Local Yarn Shop” campaign from Aceville Publications and review Sarah Hatton’s new crochet book “10 Simple Crochet Projects”. Marie also launches her first book “Windswept” under her Marie Wallin Designs label.
Looking for inspiration? We give you some beautiful project suggestions for loved ones this spring.
We’ve also got free patterns galore with the introduction of a wonderful free collection of six designs in All Seasons Chunky, as well as a fabulous crochet wrap free pattern, designed by Lisa Richardson exclusively for Row@n members.
Nordic Knitting, Tutor - Avril Best, Date - 21st May 2014, Location - Spinayarn, Bovey Tracey, Devon, UK
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Knits inspired by the traditions of Scandinavia and the Shetlands have always been popular and at the moment reflect a top fashion trend.This workshop will give you an insight into the history; the yarns and the colours that characterize this style of knitting .Rowan's 'Nordic Tweed' and Christmas designs are at the pinnacle of this design trend .We will work on practice pieces based on these collections and consolidate the techniques used – finishing; chartwork and colourwork to give you the confidence to make your own northern knit !
Freeform and Finishing, Tutor - Avril Best, Date -12th May 2014, Location - Spinayarn, Bovey Tracey, Devon, UK
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You know how to hold your hook; you are confident about the basic stitches and have made a mountain of Granny Squares – now let's begin to explore the amazing possibilities that crochet provides !
This one day workshop with Rowan Design Consultant Avril Best will consolidate your skill set. While having fun with some freeform crochet, we will start to explore colour and textural work; make sure that you can read patterns and charts and think about an approach to starting and finishing your crochet that will ensure your project's success .