Saturday 7th December 2019


Come and join Marie at the beautiful Brooksby Hall in Leicestershire to start to make this stunning Fairisle tam from the new GENTLE collection, which launches on the 1st December. The tam is a great way to practise your Fairisle technique before knitting your first Fairisle sweater. Knitted entirely in the round, this tam is also perfect for knitters who are new to Fairisle knitting.


DATE Saturday 7th December 2019


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 Mistletoe Tam using Marie Wallin's BRITISH BREEDS yarn.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN How to knit Fairisle in the round, we will also show you some tips to help you with your stranded knitting and show you the technique of picking up the stitches whilst knitting in a different direction.


SKILL LEVEL Suitable for knitters of all abilities, including those who wish to learn Fairisle knitting.


WHAT IS INCLUDED The pattern, chart and the yarn to complete the tam (11 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 & 3.25mm needles - circular needles - 40cm fixed or 4 x double pointed  needles.


WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE TAM You will have everything to finish 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.