ABSTRACT FAIRISLE CUSHION - £105
Saturday 10th March 2018
Come and join Marie at the beautiful Brooksby Hall in Leicestershire to learn to create this fantastic Fairisle knitted cushion. This is a great project to learn knitting Fairisle flat. The cushion front is knitted in sections, each one worked from the other by picking up stitches and knitting in another direction. This project is suitable for those knitters who have some experience of Fairisle knitting but it is achievable by knitters new to Fairisle knitting.
DATE Saturday 10th March 2018
TIME 10am until 4pm. We will start promptly so please arrive by 9.45am.
LOCATION Brooksby Hall, Brooksby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE14 2LJ.
WHAT YOU WILL MAKE You will start to make the beautiful Abstract Fairisle Cushion using 12 soft shades of Spindrift by Jamieson's of Shetland.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN How to knit Fairisle flat - on the right side (knit) and wrong side (purl).
SKILL LEVEL Suitable for knitters of all abilities.
WHAT IS INCLUDED The pattern, charts and the yarn to complete the cushion front (12 x 25g balls). A lunch made from locally sourced produce, lots of tea & coffee, fruit juice, biscuits and afternoon cake.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING 3mm straight or circular needles.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE CUSHION You will be given everything to complete the cushion front. You will need a 46cm x 46cm machine washable cushion pad and backing fabric to match.
NUMBER OF WORKSHOP PLACES Minimum of 10 people to a maximum of 20.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS I reserve the right to cancel the workshop. In the event of a cancellation your fee will be refunded in full. If you have to cancel then I will try to fill your place. If successful your fee will be refunded in full, otherwise the fee is non-refundable.
THINGS TO DO If you fancy making a short break of your workshop visit, the market towns of Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Uppingham are well worth a visit. Melton Mowbray is renowned for it's famous pork pie and the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland are famous for Stilton cheese making.
WHERE TO STAY There are lots of lovely places to stay in the area. If you need any help then please email.