Sunday 15th March 2020


Come and join Marie at the beautiful Brooksby Hall in Leicestershire to start to make these pretty fairisle socks from the GENTLE collection. The socks are fairisle knitted in the round, and suitable for those wishing to practise their fairisle skills. This workshop is also suitable for knitters new to fairisle knitting as Marie will teach how to fairisle knit in the round.


DATE Sunday 15th March 2020.


TIME 10am  until 4pm. We will start promptly so please arrive by 9.45am.


LOCATION Brooksby Hall, Brooksby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE14 2LJ.


WHAT YOU WILL MAKE You will start to make the lovely socks using Marie Wallin's  BRITISH BREEDS yarn.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN How to fairisle knit in the round.


SKILL LEVEL Suitable for knitters of all abilities.


WHAT IS INCLUDED The pattern, chart and the yarn to complete the bag (14 x 25g balls). A lunch made from locally sourced produce, lots of tea & coffee, fruit juice, biscuits and afternoon cake.


WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING 2.75mm and 3.25 circular needles (25cm fixed length) or 4 or 5 double pointed needles.


WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE SOCKS Nothing, you will be given everything to complete the socks.


NUMBER OF WORKSHOP PLACES Minimum of 10 people to a maximum of 20.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS I reserve the right to cancel the workshop. In the event of a cancellation your fee will be refunded in full.  If you have to cancel then I will try to fill your place. If successful your fee will be refunded in full, otherwise the fee is non-refundable.


THINGS TO DO If you fancy making a short break of your workshop visit, the market towns of Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Uppingham are well worth a visit. Melton Mowbray is renowned for it's famous pork pie and the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland are famous for Stilton cheese making.


WHERE TO STAY There are lots of lovely places to stay in the area. If you need any help then please email.