advert for around saddleworth magazineHave you discovered The Woolyknit Café, the new attraction in Diggle?

Go and enjoy a coffee with some traditional cooking and discover the delights of knitting with friends and experts.

The café is open Tuesday to Saturday from 9 till 5 pm with take out facilities available. There is a wide selection of homemade food from local produce and a cosy log burner, outside seating, disabled/baby changing facilities and easy access from the canal towpath.

Special diets catered for and of course the Woolyknit Wool Emporium with British wool, UK made products, workshops , kids parties…..and more !!!!

Don’t miss the grand opening event on the 23rd of May from 3 to 8 pm with free fizz and canapés.

Advanced felting techniques. Sat April 20th. Day workshop, 10 till 4 pm. Jane Macdonald. £30.00 Developing skills and techniques in felt making .Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Decorative panel. Saturday May 11th. Day workshop ,10 till 4 pm. Jane Macdonald. £30.00 Making a felt hanging or decorative panel. Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Knitting make do, mend, upcycle !! Saturday 25th May. 12 till 3 pm, Jacinta Bowie £15.00 Learn make up and alteration techniques. How to shorten or lengthen projects, change necklines or just repair them. Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Learn to crochet ( beginners class) Work shop. Sunday, 26th May. Half day 12 till 3pm. £18.00 Jacinta Bowie Learn the basics of crochet and go home with a granny square. The workshop is backed up with a you tube video too. Yarn and needle provided in fee. Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Rag Rugging with Joan. Saturday 2nd June 12 till 3 pm. £18.00, Joan will be showing us the various techniques you can use in rag rugging with different tools and fabrics. Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Basic Felting Workshop. Saturday 8th June. Day workshop, 10- 4 pm. £35.00, Jane Macdonald. Introduction to felt making workshop. Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Layered Nuno felt Workshop, Saturday 15th June. Day workshop 10 till 4 pm. Val Hughes £35.00 Nuno Felt with Val Hughes.

Learn to crochet (beginners class) Work shop Saturday 29th June. Half day 12 till 3pm. Jacinta Bowie £18.00 Learn the basics of crochet and go home with a granny square. The workshop is backed up with a you tube video too. Yarn and needle provided in fee. Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Knitting in the round. Sunday 21st July. Half day 9 till 12. Sarah Alderson of Wessenden Woolies. £18.00 Sarah will teach us how to knit in the round on 4 needles in a traditional way. She will also show us how to stripe effectively on 4 needles in this workshop. All materials and light refreshments will be provided.

Colour knitting techniques, Sunday 28th July. Half day 1 till 4pm.
Colour Knitting techniques. Jacinta Bowie. £18.00
Learn Faire Isle, intarsia and slip stitch patterns to create your own exciting colour work designs. All materials are provided. Price includes light refreshments from our cafe.

International crochet Work shop, Sunday 28th July. Half day 9am till 12. Jacinta Bowie. £18.00
Learn to make flowers in Irish crochet and also the basics of Tunisian crochet.
Learn the Indian art of ari work also.
Yarn and hook provided. Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

3d objects, Saturday 10th August. Day workshop 10 till 4 pm. Jane Macdonald . £35.00 This workshop is ideal for people who have made felt before and want to develop their skills. Discover how to use plastic resists to create beautiful three dimensional shapes.You will make 3 dimensional items and take home your own unique work of art! Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Needle felted throw. Saturday 24th August. Day workshop ,10 till 4 pm. Val Hughes. £35.00
Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

Felted jewellery and florals. Saturday 7th SeptemberDay workshop, 10 till 4 pm.. Jane Macdonald. £35.00
Light refreshments included in the price from our new cafe.

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Knitters at Woolyknits (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

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The new cafe at Woolyknits (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

 

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