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Advanced Hand-dyeing Workshop – Black Sh

advanced hand dyeing workshop with debbie tomkies of dt craft and design

It was lovely to welcome students from my introduction to hand-dyeing workshop back to Black Sheep Wools for a day of advanced hand-dyeing! This one day course builds on the skills learned on the introductory course and we explore new ideas and techniques. One of the main aims is to encourage students to create colour […]

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Yarn Shop Day!

Wool tweed sock yarn hand-dyed with DT Craft & Design procion mx dyes

I had a great time at Black Sheep Wools, demonstrating yarn dyeing as part of Yarn Shop Day. It was a pleasure to join crochet queen Emma Varnam, super-sock knitter and blogger Christine (aka Winwick Mum) and Rowan’s Melanie Boocock. The shop was filled with enthusiastic knitters, crocheters and crafters and it was a pleasure […]

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Thank you Spring Into Wool!

DT Craft and Design stall for yarn and fibre show, Spring Into Wool, Leeds 2018

This month we were delighted to start our show season with a new (to us) yarn show, Spring Into Wool. Held at The Grammar School at Leeds, it was a lovely weekend. A good selection of traders, well-organised and a good venue, too. There were also demonstrations and workshops to introduce visitors to the Guilds […]

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Intermediate Knitting Class – Bookings n

Intermediate knitting class with Debbie Tomkies of DT Craft & Design

If you’ve mastered the essentials and are ready to move onto the next level with your knitting, this is the class for you! Over the course of 3 weeks you’ll learn: Reading and following patterns and charts Getting your tension right (and why it matters) Knitting in the round on circular needles and double-points (including […]

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Learn to Knit! Classes in Altrincham sta...

Knitted bunting from the beginners learn to knit course

Learn to Knit class starting soon! If you’ve been admiring the yarnbombing around Altrincham and wondering how you can learn to knit, look no further! Starting Tuesday 10th April, I’ll be running a new, Learn to Knit class. Aimed at absolute beginners, you’ll learn how to cast on, work knit and purl stitches, increases, decreases […]

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An Interview with…. Donna Cooper

DT Craft and Design - Meet the Artist - Donner Cooper

Donna Cooper – Guest Designer Tell me a little bit about yourself, how you came to be interested in studying textiles, how you chose your course and why you chose it. I’m a wife and mum of 3 children. I was approaching 40 years of age and was working for my husband’s joinery business. Unfortunately, […]

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Are you Dyeing Along?

A collage of contributions for the DT Craft and Design Dye-a-Long - Nov 17 - Fireworks

I can’t believe that we’re already coming to the end of month four of the Facebook Dye Group Dye-a-Long (DAL)! We’ve had some amazing contributions, lots of creativity and some great discussion. If you’re not on Facebook and haven’t seen the Dye-a-Long yet, here’s how it works: Each month I set a theme; sometimes I […]

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We shall be at Woolfest!

DT Craft and Design's will be at Woolfest 2018. We'll be on stall c63-64, and Woolfest takes place on 22nd-23rd June 2018

We’re delighted to confirm that we shall be at Woolfest again this year! We have our usual stall at C63-64 and we’ll be bringing our ever-expanding range of goodies – synthetic dyes, natural dyestuffs and extracts including Botanical Colors liquid extracts, kool aid, kits, books and dye equipment. Our range of undyed yarns and fibres […]

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Homeless info Salford

Homeless info Salford

Please feel free to download this pdf and print out so you can give this info to anyone you see who may need it. Thanks! Homeless Resource Info Salford

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