WOOL &WILLOW NEWSLETTER – EASTER 2012
Beginners Knitting Course
The next beginner’s class starts in May. Four places remain. See website for details.
are coming to the shop and exclaiming that there is a lot to do in the garden
at this time of year and therefore the knitting is being put away for the time
being. However, at Wool and Willow we would say that once you’ve done an hour
or two of gardening, what better way to relax than with a cup of tea and your
knitting on a garden bench! With this in mind, we invite you to come to the
shop and see our beautiful range of summer yarns. The Debbie Bliss Collection (Rialto
Lace, Eco-baby and Amalfi) has some particularly lovely patterns to go with the
yarns and her spring / summer magazine [now in stock] is full of inspirational
ideas for the season.
Making Willow Wigwams for Beans & Sweet Peas – 23rd June, 10am-1pm , cost:£30 including materials & refreshments
Making A Willow Shopping Basket – 23rd.June 2.30-5.00pm +24th June 10am-4.30pm, cost: £80 incl. materials, refreshments & light lunch on the Sunday
[NB: cost if booking for wigwam & basket courses: £100]
See website for booking instructions
Sock Knitting Day
Learn the basics of sock construction & knit a pair of baby socks on this day workshop with Alison Smart on Saturday 29th September in Wallingford. Cost: £45 including lunch and materials. For more details and booking form go to www.woolwillow.co.uk .
Lace Knitting Day – We are delighted to be hosting this Introduction to Lace Knitting workshop with International Designer, Anniken Allis, on Saturday 13th October in Wallingford. Cost: £50 including lunch and materials. For more details and booking form go to www.woolwillow.co.uk .
- We are happy to have some new British rare breed yarns in stock including Cotswold
DK, Hebridean /Mohair 4 ply and lace weight Shetland.
- Our local spinners and dyers, Catherine Carr [Wallingford] and Tanya Marsh [Henley] have been working hard on some beautiful new spring fibres for special one off
- We are also very pleased to have some lace weight pure undyed alpaca from Checkendon in 100 gram skeins: perfect for your lacy summer shawls.
- Another new local product in the shop are hand-crocheted chokers by Nikki Small of
Watlington .Made with Fair Trade Manos del Uruguay yarn, they are unique and