Workshop Schedule Aberdeen Yarnfest 2019

    Workshops at Aberdeen Yarnfest

    Improve your crafting skills or learn a new one with our experienced tutors.  For further details and to book your place, CLICK HERE!

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    Saturday 8th June 2019

    Class

    Outline

    Tutor

    Timing

    Meeting Instructions

    Workshop

    Factsheet

    Granny Square Heaven

    The perfect way to brush up the basics or to stretch your crochet repertoire, including a variety of techniques to join the squares together.

    Carol Meldrum

    (Beatknit)

    0930 - 1230

    9.15 am

    John Lewis Yarn Dept.

    (Ground Floor)

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    Introduction to Brioche Knitting

    Learn how to knit a brioche cowl, including reading a brioche pattern, working with 2 colours of yarn and working in the round.

    Claire Bentley

    (Cookston Crafts)

    0945 - 1245

    9.30 am

    John Lewis Yarn Dept.

    (Ground Floor)
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    Dorset Buttons 1 – The Crosswheel

    Learn about the techniques and history of this heritage craft, and using hand dyed yarns, create the famous crosswheel design and explore other stitches to make your own design.

    Tania Ashton-Jones

    (TJ Frog)

    1000 - 1300

    9.45 am

    ReCharge Café, 1st Floor

    Bon Accord Centre
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    Crochet a Stained Glass Mandala

    Build your crochet confidence by making this mandala inspired by stained glass windows.  Learn how to interpret crochet symbols and how to follow a chart.

    Fiona Meade

    (Fiona Meade Crochet)

    1330 - 1630

    1.15 pm

    John Lewis Yarn Dept.

    (Ground Floor)
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    Freeform Crochet

    Break the rules and go freeform with your crochet! Take your crochet on an adventure and develop your own fabric design.

    Carol Meldrum

    (Beatknit)

    1400 - 1700

    1.45 pm

    John Lewis Yarn Dept.

    (Ground Floor)
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    Sunday 9 June 2019 

    Class

    Outline

    Tutor

    Timing

    Meeting Point

    Workshop

    Factsheet

    Frame Loom Weaving

    Maximise textures and find your weaving rhythm to create a min wall hanging to take home! Ideal class for beginners.

    Stéphanie Fradette

    (Le Petit Moose)

    0930 - 1300

    9.15 am at

    Hotel Reception

     Classroom: Elm

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    Mosaic Knitting

    Be adventurous with colour and pattern exploring the word of mosaic knitting, a technique that looks like fair isle, but based on a simple 2 row stripe, with no floating or weaving involved!

    Carol Meldrum

    (Beatknit)

    0930 - 1230

    9.15 am at

    Hotel Reception

     Classroom: Maple

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    Crochet Rope Basket

    Create a beautiful chunky basket using natural cotton rope, perfect for storage and display.

    Fiona Meade

    (Fiona Meade Crochet)

    0930 - 1230

    9.15 am at

    Hotel Reception

    Classroom: Willow

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    Introduction to Needle Felting – make a baby bunny

    Jo will guide as you start your needle felting journey, including which tools to use and why, which wool is best for felting and how to achieve different shapes and effects.

    Jo Lochhead

    (The Crafty Kit Company)

    1300 - 1400

    12.45 pm at

    Hotel Reception

    Classroom: Rowan

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    Best of Both Worlds

    Mix things up and combine your knit and crochet skills in this multi-discipline workshop.

    Carol Meldrum

    (Beatknit)

    1400 - 1700

    1.45  pm at

    Hotel Reception

    Classroom: Maple

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    Punch Needle (Rug Hooking)

    Learn how to use the needle punch tool to create texture with this easy and relaxing craft.  Choose from an existing pattern or create your own!

    Stéphanie Fradette 

    (Le Petit Moose)

    1400 - 1700

    1.45 pm at

    Hotel Reception

    Classroom : Elm

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    Peg Loom Weaving

    Peg Loom weaving allows you to produce weaving at a very satisfying rate and can be used with a variety of materials.  In this class, you will make a gorgeous cushion cover from roving. 

    Doreen Cowe

    (Felting Mad)

    1430 - 1630

    2.15 pm at

    Hotel Reception

    Classroom: Rowan

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