Yarningham Workshops

We are very pleased to announce our programme of workshops at this year’s Yarningham festival.

First we have STITCH HACKING WORKSHOP with Amy Twigger Holroyd.amycollage

BRIOCHE BASICS WORKSHOP with Renée Callahan.Briche Basicsblog

And finally DOUBLE KNITTING WORKSHOP with Nathan Taylor (a.k.a Sockmatician)NathanTaylorblog

All workshops are £30 (+ booking fee) and are on sale now.  Your workshop ticket will also give you entry to the Yarningham Marketplace on the day of your workshop.

For more information about all the workshops and to book tickets please visit our website here.

 

Yarningham in pictures

Here are a few photographs from Yarningham.  All images by Katja Ogrin

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One week left…


Image: Knitting Clock, Siren Elise Wilhelmsen 

…to book onto our Yarningham workshops.

We have a small programme of workshops as part of Yarningham

Steeking for Beginners – Ann Kingstone

Sock Knitting – Kirsten McTeer

Amigurumi Crochet – Venetia Headlam

Drop Spindle – Katie Weston

Places must be booked in advance and booking ends on Saturday 9 July

Your workshop space also gets you entry into Yarningham marketplace on the day of your class. 

To find out more about each workshop and to book a space visit our website here.

Steeking with Ann Kingstone

 

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One of our workshops at Yarningham will be a Steeking for Beginners taught by Ann Kingstone. Steeking is used when working in the round is easier that working flat, i.e when working armholes. As you knit, you create a bridge of waste stitches which can then be cut – yes cut!

You will learn:

• A variety of steeking stitch patterns.

• How to set a steek before cutting it.

• Several options for reinforcing a steek.

• How to pick up stitches from a steeked opening.

• How to apply i-cord to a steeked opening.

• Options for finishing a steek.

You will need to complete 2 swatches in advance of your workshops (instructions will be sent). Each swatch is knit in the round in two colours. This workshop is not suitable for beginner knitters.

Materials are not included with this workshop. You will be sent a materials list when you book. If you would like us to provide you with materials please choose the with materials option when paying for your workshop.

Ann Kingstone is a British designer and tutor based in the beautiful county of Yorkshire. Her designs are generally inspired by history, literature and traditions of her native country and its neighbours.

Tickets can be bought here and also include entrance into the Yarningham marketplace on the day of your workshop.

 

Yarningham Exhibitors

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We are very pleased to announce our exhibitors for our inaugural wool show Yarningham.

Details of all our exhibitors can be found on our website here

When: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July 2016, 11-5pm

Where: Stirchley Baths

Tickets: £5 + booking fee in advance available here or £7 on the door

Website: www.stitchesandhos.co.uk/Yarningham

Don’t forget we also have a programme of workshops.  For more information please visit our website here.  All workshop fees include entry into the marketplace on the day of your workshop.

 

Yarningham

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We are very excited to announce Yarningham, our inaugural wool show held here in Birmingham.

Yarningham is a 2 day marketplace for some of our favourite dyers and independent producers from the UK and beyond to exhibit in the heart of the country. Yarningham also features a programme of workshops led by industry specialists.

Taking place on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July and held at Stirchley Baths, a Victorian swimming baths located approx. 3 miles from the city centre, that has been restored into a new community hub.

We’ll be announcing our exhibitors on 1st May, until then you can browse our programme of workshops over on the website here.

So, put the dates in your diaries stitchers.

When: Saturday 16 and Sunday 17th July 2016

Where: Stirchley Baths.

Tickets: £5 in advance available here or £7 on the door

Website: www.stitchesandhos.co.uk/Yarningham