Workshops, Courses and Woolly Weekend Retreats
Learn to Crochet, Knit, Spin, Peg Loom Weave and Naturally Dye Wool at various venues and locations throughout the year.
The workshops are fun, creative and enjoyable, and provide hands on experience and invaluable advice, whatever stage you are at with your craft. Please contact me for further information on courses, events and kits currently available.
Super size crochet and knitting workshops using ‘Dreadlock Yarn’ coming soon…
Workshops with Helen Hickman 2018
Weave a Wool Wall Hanging – 10th & 22nd October £115
Spend the day making your own frame loom and weaving a beautiful woollen wall hanging from local wool and yarn. All equipment is provided. Full day workshop.
This workshop is being hosted by “Make it in Wales”. For further info and to book your place please follow the link.
Peg Loom Weaving – 1st June & 19th October £50
Weave your own seat pad using Welsh wool, both natural and plant dyed. Hands on tuition, advice and tips. All equipment is provided on this morning workshop.
This workshop is being hosted by “Humble by Nature”. For further info and to book your place please follow the link.
Dyeing Wool with Plants – 28th July £95
Learn how to dye wool using plants. This full day workshop will cover the first steps in dyeing yarn and wool using foraged plant material and store cupboard ingredients. Hands-on practical full day workshop.
This workshop is being hosted by “Humble by Nature”. For further details and to book your place be follow the link.
Weave a Rug using Welsh Wool and a Peg Loom -1st August £105
Learn to Spin Wool into Yarn – 17th November £95
Learn how to spin wool into your own yarn. Hands on practical full day workshop. Full use of spinning wheels and equipment, learn how to prepare fleece ready for spinning and a demonstration of how to ply yarn.
This workshop is being hosted by “Humble by Nature. For further info and to book your place please follow the link.
More workshops to be announced soon…..
You can find me at the following events demonstrating peg loom weaving, giant knitting and selling a full range of hand spun Welsh wool yarns and Kits for knitting, crochet and peg loom weaving…
Wonderwool Wales 28th-29th April
Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells Powys LD2 3SY
Full range of hand spun Welsh yarns including super chunky knitting, crochet and weaving yarns and peg loom kits on sale.
The Good Life Experience Festival 14th-16th September
Hawardine Estate, Flintshire CH5 3FB
I will be running peg loom weaving and giant crochet workshops all weekend.Weave a seat pad or crochet a basket using Welsh wool hand spun yarns and fleeces. Peg Loom and Knit Kits will be available to purchase at this great festival.
More events to be announced soon….
For more information on our kits and the courses we run,
including crochet and peg loom weaving, please visit our kits & courses page.