Classes on Inchmurrin

Carol Meldrum Knit and Crochet Workshops

Inchmurrin, Loch Lomond

Sept 19th and 20th                  Brioche

Oct 10th and 11th                   Faroe Lace

Oct 17 and 18th                      Do the twist

March 21st

September 19th and 20th

Brioche knitting rows and rounds £130

This workshop is all about exploring the world of tuck stitches or brioche knitting. It's all about slipping stitches and carrying yarn over the top of the needle. We will work through a few sample swatches to get to grips with the techniques used, then cast on to create your own cowl design.

Please note: This workshop is suitable for those who can knit & purl with ease. Please refer to terms and conditions.

 

    October 10th and 11th

Faroe Lace Shawl £130

Learn how easy it can be to create an elegant lace pattern. This workshop is designed to take you through the basics. On the day we will work from a graph and look at the different techniques used in lace knitting to make a Faroe Shawl. Please note: This workshop is suitable for those can knit & purl with ease. Please refer to terms and conditions.

 

                                       October 17th and 18th

Do the Twist £130

Take a new look at traditional cables on a cushion and give them an alternative feel with this textured panel. Starting from the outer edge we will be decreasing at the same time as working all those twists to give the illusion of working in the round. This workshop is suitable for those can knit & purl with ease. Please refer to terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions

 

All classes are held in full view of Loch Lomond and the surroundoing hills. The day runs from 10am to 4pm with the short ferry ride programmed in at 9.30 for the short outward journey from the jetty near Luss. All food and refreshments are supplied by Inchmurrin Hotel who can advise about any food requirements at the time of booking. Accommodation is available to be booked through Inchmurrin Hotel if required. Payment for the classes is taken on booking and 50 % of this will be refunded if you need to cancell up to a month before the class date. If cancellation is later, there is no refund.

Classes will only be cancelled by us in extreme circumstances and in that event a full refund will be given.

Please note: The transport to the island is by Ferry and may not be suitable for people with reduced mobility or for whom stairs/steps are a problem – we are happy to advise if you are uncertain.

 

Carol Meldrum is our experienced tutor for the courses. www.beatknit.com or find her designs on www.ravelry.com

 

Classes are priced at £65 per day. This includes:

  • Tuition

  • Yarn to use for the duration of the class

  • Tea/coffee beaks - morning and afternoon

  • Lunch

  • Ferry to and from the island

All classes are held in Inchmurrin Hotel, Loch Lomond

morag.scott@btinternet.com

To book telephone Morag: 07796 606 321

Extra accommodation is available if you want to extend your stay. Please see website for a full description of Inchmurrin island and its facilities.

 

You will need to bring your own needles/hooks for the classes although these will be available to buy if required. This will be advised at time of booking.

 

A small ‘trunk sale’ with ‘local’ yarn will be available at the class.

15A Main Street,

Drymen,

G63 0BQ 

 

01360 661476

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