Course Provider: Spring Into Wool
Contact Name: Nick Milton
Telephone: 07741 452295
Leeds Grammar School
Course Length: Various
Prices include VAT
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As part of the Spring Into Wool show at Leeds Grammar School on 8th April, there'll be a great range of workshops which perfectly meets the show's theme of "inspiration and learning". The workshops cover lots of woolly arts and crafts, including dry felting, wet felting, knitting, crochet and spinning.
Here's a quick summary of the brilliant workshops on offer - please click through above for more details and to book:
3D Needle Felting - learn how to sculpt with wool roving and felting needles to create an adorable 3D fox.
Crochet an Art Scarf - learn how to use long curly sheep locks with a simple crochet chain stitch to create a beautiful Art Scarf.
Make a colourful Spring Wreath - a free workshop in which you'll learn how to use rug hooking, proddy and wool quilling to make a colourful and everlasting Spring Wreath.
Spinning using a drop spindle - learn how to handle fibre and make your own yarn using the park and draft method of drop spindling.
Make a Felt Bowl - learn how to use a resist and a wet felting method to make an attractive felt bowl in a colour of your choice.
Make an Infinity Scarf - learn how to do "arm knitting" - no prior knitting knowledge is required, no needles, simply knit using only your arms!
Needle felting a landscape - learn how to create a beautiful landscape using needle felting.
Short rows knitting - a fantastic technique that should be in every knitter's arsenal. They provide shaping, structure and some great design features.
What's included in the price?
3D Needle Felting - The cost is £18. For this you get a felting mat, a felting needle, and the merino wool roving used for the fox, as well as a York Makery tote bag to take it all home.
Crochet an Art Scarf - The tuition is free but you'll need to buy a kit for £18 which includes everything you need to make an Art Scarf.
Colourful Spring Wreath - The workshop is FREE. All materials are provided, and tools are available. If you want to carry on later, then tools can be purchased from Rebellious Rags.
Spinning using a drop spindle - The cost is £23, which includes a kit with a drop spindle, 100g of Bluefaced Leicester fibre and spinning instructions, all boxed up and ready to go.
Felt Bowl - The cost is £22.50 which includes all the materials and resources for the workshop.
Infinity Scarf - The cost is just £5. This covers the tuition and the yarn needed to make the scarf.
Needle felting a landscape - The cost is just £6. This covers the tuition and the materials needed to make the landscape.
Short rows knitting - The cost is £45. This includes worksheets, yarn, knitting needles to work with, and 3 hours of tuition.