Tag: the yarn academy

New Knitting workshop for all abilities

I will be working with Julie and Jane Colquhoun to teach a knitting workshop in June. The Yarn Academy are running a mixed ability workshop on the 16th June.  The location will depend on final […]


New tea cosy

My partner hates tea cosies and he hates with a vengeance my current tea cosy so it was time for a new one. We  also we want a ‘show and tell’ pattern that’s used crochet […]


Knit in Public Weekend 9-10th June 2012 (part of Knit in Public Week)

Knit in Public Week The Yarn Academy are pleased to announce that our event for the Worldwide Knit in Public week (9th – 17th June, 2012) will take place over the weekend 9-10th June 2012. […]


Union Jack Bunting Pattern

I’ve finally finished the union jack pattern and have made it into bunting. Link: http://www.knittersneeds.co.uk/Patterns/Free-Patterns The third knit of the pattern came out a lot better.  The Union jack works better in fair isle style […]


Learn to crochet workshop – 21/01/2012

We had another Learn to Crochet day on Saturday. It was a long tiring day but at the end of the day another 7 ladies left us having learnt how to crochet. One of our […]


Learn to Crochet Workshop

Saturday was The Yarn Academy’s first learn to crochet work shop of the year. We tried a new venue – Harmans Cross Village Hall  which is between Corfe Castle and Swanage, what a great place […]