Skip to main content

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Sock Blank Dyeing – Black Sheep Wools

debbie tomkies of dt craft and design on her sock blank workshop at black sheep wools

Sock blank dyeing is one of my favourite workshops and it’s always great to get back into dyeing after the Christmas break and my first workshop of 2018 was a blast! My students worked their socks off (sorry!) and we had a super day. From polka dots to stripes and even watermelons the room was […]

Read More

Dyeing to Spin & Spinning to Knit

Dyeing to Spin & Spinning to Knit

I rarely offer spinning tuition as it’s my ‘me time’ but I had a lovely email requesting some one-to-one tuition and felt I couldn’t refuse! Jess asked if she could learn to prepare yarn, starting with the raw fleece, carding, dyeing and spinning. We started by washing some soft as butter Shetland and lustrous Leicester […]

Read More