Saturday 30th September 2017

Come and join Marie at the beautiful Brooksby Hall in Leicestershire to learn to create this beautiful Fairisle Tam. This is a great project to learn Fair Isle knitting or to practice your technique. Entirely knitted in the round, this project is suitable for those knitters that have not tried stranded colour work before.


DATE Saturday 30th September 2017.


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 fairisle tam using 10 soft shades of Spindrift by Jamieson's of Shetland.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN How to knit fairisle in the round, how best to hold the yarns, stranding and weaving in the ends plus tips of picking up stitches and centralising each pattern.


SKILL LEVEL Suitable for knitters of all abilities, especially suitable for those knitters wanting to learn Fair Isle knitting.


WHAT IS INCLUDED The pattern, charts and the yarn to complete the tam (10 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 2.75mm and 3.25mm circular needles - 40cm fixed circulars or 40cm cable length with short interchangeable circulars.


WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE TAM You will be given everything to complete the tam.


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.