Posted on Monday, May 21 2012 at 8am
Relax, develop new knitting skills and get inspired with June’s knitting workshops and festivals.
9 June Hap Shawls & Lace Knitting
Hap is a Shetland word meaning a warm covering, or to wrap up warmly, and this class at Fibre + Clay in Cheshire will equip you to start your own project.
Book your place at www.fibreandclay.com; 01565 652035.
9 & 16 & 23 June Learn To Knit Gloves
This three-week course at Prick Your Finger in London will teach you all the stages involved in designing and making your very own pair of gloves. Book your place for £100 at www.prickyourfinger.com; 020 8981 2560
9-17 June World Wide Knit in Public Day
This knit-centric day last a whole week! It’s global, but there are lots of knitting events happening in Britain. Go to www.wwkipday.com to find one near you.
15-17 June Contemporary Craft Festival
This bustling festival in Bovey Tracey, Devon, has a whole section devoted to textiles with exhibitors including the fabulous Ruth and Belinda of R&B Interactive as well as Ingrid Wagner and Zoe Miller.
Book tickets at www.craftsatboveytracey.co.uk; 01626 830612.