News & Crafty Chit-Chat

News & Crafty Chit-Chat

October Half Term Children’s Activities

By Karen Rogers | 1st October 2018

All our fantastic activities for those aged 2 to 102 for October Half Term are now bookable online, why not take a look at our calendar to work out what you fancy – or scroll down for more information. Family Pottery Workshops These workshops are the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time learning something […]

Working with 4 ply yarn…

By Karen Rogers | 2nd September 2018

4 ply quite frankly is something that never appealed to me and was a little scary too, however I do believe I may have converted myself. Having just completed a shawl using 4 ply I am considering doing another. I always thought a smaller hook and thinner yarn would lead to more swearing and much […]

New After School Clubs for September 2018!

By Karen Rogers | 2nd August 2018

We are so excited about our new programme of after school clubs at the studio, there are not one but 6 clubs starting in September that’s something every day of the week! All clubs are bookable online, let us know if you have any questions. Mondays – Learn to use a sewing machine     […]

Crochet in Callela

By Karen Rogers | 8th July 2018

Hello, Its be a busy few weeks in the studio catching up before and after my holiday in Callela but there was plenty of time for crochet while I was away. I’d thought I’d share what I’ve been making, and yes I have started yet more projects, but I finished a couple too (well nearly). […]

Children’s Summer Holiday 2018

By Karen Rogers | 6th July 2018
JumpingCLAY mini makes

All our fantastic activities for those aged 2 to 102 for the summer holiday are now bookable online, why not take a look at our calendar to work out what you fancy – or scroll down for more information. Family Pottery Workshops These workshops are the perfect opportunity to spend some quality time learning something […]

On and Off the Hook

By Karen Rogers | 3rd June 2018

Best laid plans and all that. When we first got the new website that was nearly a year ago now, I had a plan it was ambitious and like my many of my plans didn’t quite follow a straight path, however here it is… Hopefully this is the first of many blogs from me myself […]

You Spin Me Right Round….

By Karen Rogers | 16th May 2018

LINK TO CROWDFUNDER We would love to be able to afford to hold stock of Stylecraft’s Batik Swirls in the studio for use on our new crochet course to make Catherine Blythe’s Spin Me Around Blanket. Therefore we are offering a pre-sale of the new course to our customers and followers at a discounted prize […]

Children’s May Half Term Workshops

By Karen Rogers | 3rd May 2018
JumpingCLAY mini makes

All our fantastic activities for those aged 2 to 102 for May Half Term are now bookable online, why not take a look at our calendar to work out what you fancy – or scroll down for more information. It’s also Derbyshire Open Arts Week so we have lots of other things going on to […]

Derbyshire Open Arts Week

By Karen Rogers | 30th April 2018

We have so much planned for our first ever Derbyshire Open Arts Week combined with our 5th Birthday Celebrations that it’s been a little overwhelmed to get our ducks in a row. However I think we are almost there so wanted to start sharing some of the exciting plans we have! The studio is open […]

Our Egg-cellent Competition Winners

By Karen Rogers | 12th April 2018

….drum roll please… and yet again we have multiple competition winners! This time not at all down to me being soft as I employed an independent judge. Special thanks to Philippa from evening Woolly Wednesday for devising 3 age categories and choosing our winners as the pressure was too much for me and and Jo! […]