The Bath & West Showground 12th-14th April 2018
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Shepton Mallet 2018's Workshops..... What alot we've got planned for you!!

If you would like to take part  in one of the many Workshops running over the course of the show, you can book online by selecting the booking link (where offered).  Or just turn up on the day and book. 

If you don't know what day you are attending the show, you can book when you arrive by visiting the the stand where the workshop will be taking place. Spaces on some workshops are limited so we advise that you book as soon as you arrive, to avoid disappointment.

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Workshops

10.30 - 11.45 Everyday

An Introduction to Scrumble Crochet

Casalana Balcony Stand G17

Cost to Attend £15 per person

Scrumble crochet is a free-form crochet art where you build up in layers and add embellishments to each piece.  Once you have learnt this technique you can make lots of lovely items including bags, cushions scarves and much more just let your imagination run wild!   In this class, we will learn to make a simple brooch using various yarns, beads and buttons.  At the end of the class, you will have a pretty brooch to take home.  All materials supplied.  These classes fill up quickly so it is advised to book in advance, please email Karen at casalana.thewoolhouse@gmail.com indicating which day you would like to attend. Alternatively, you can book on the day, Casalana stand is situated on the balcony G17

12.15 - 14.15 Everyday

Sock Masterclass - Magic Loop

Casalana Balcony Stand G17

Cost to attend £20 per person

Socks are knitted in the round using either the traditional 4 double point needle technique (dpns) or the Magic Loop method which involves working on straight rows on a circular needle.  For those of you who have tried to knit socks in the traditional method on dpns and failed or have wanted to learn and thought it too difficult so haven't tried, we will be working with the Magic Loop method so you can ditch those dpns!  We will be covering cast on, cuff, heel shaping and toe shaping. At the end of the class, you will have mastered the techniques and completed a sock.  Sock yarn and needles included.  

To book into this class please email Karen at  casalana.thewoolhouse@gmail.com indicating which day you would like to attend. Alternatively, you can book on the day, Casalana's stand is situated on the balcony G17

2.45 - 4.45 Everyday

An introduction to carding and spinning from raw fleece

Casalana Balcony Stand G17

Cost To attend £20 per person

Have you ever thought you might like to learn to spin you own yarns? This is your chance to try before you buy. Learn to prepare and spin your own yarns from raw fleece using traditional methods of carding and hand spinning on an Ashford traditional wheel. In this class you will learn to card (comb) the raw fleece in preparation for spinning the fleece and then how to ply into a skein of yarn. 

It is strongly advised to book in advance, to do this you can email Karen at  casalana.thewoolhouse@gmail.com or please visit her stand when arriving to see if spaces are still available. Casalana stand is situated on the balcong G17 

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