ByPollevie Crochet Skills : Whimsical Book Cover : Sunday 5th May 2024

Ex. VAT$122.00 USD


We are VERY excited to be welcoming back Ellen Deckers from 'By Pollevie' in the Netherlands to The Fluff-a-torium for this Crochet skills workshop! This is a full day Crochet workshop 10am - 4pm (with a lunch break in the middle) and is part of our May 24 Textile Fusion weekend. It includes:

  • A fun day with Ellen from ByPollevie where she will show you how to crochet a joyful notebook cover, including decorations like different varieties of flowers, polkadots and raised slip stitch etc.
  • A hardback A5 notebook to crochet around
  • A paper handout during the class 
  • Hot drinks and biccies in the morning plus Afternoon Tea and Cake
  • 10% off anything bought in the shop on the day of your workshop

NB: To join in with this workshop, you need to be able to crochet at least the following simple crochet stitches (if you can't crochet yet, we have lots of Learn to Crochet Workshops !)

1) Single Crochet; 2) Double Crochet; 3) Slip Stitch; 4) Chain

You will also need to buy the yarn required for the project you decide to make on the day. This will be discounted by 10%. 

Max 8 students per class

Cost : £110 each

NB : This 1 day course is part of our May 24 'Textile Fusion Weekend' : Indulge your creative spirit in a whole weekend of textile mastery with our expert instructors!

Saturday May 4th : you can also join Felting author Gillian Harris for an immersive morning session on wet felting, where you'll craft a picturesque masterpiece using this ancient art form. Continue the journey in the afternoon of the 4th with Livia Papiernik from The Royal School of Needlework, unlocking the secrets of hand embroidery, and adding intricate details to your creations. Find out more about the Saturday course HERE!

Sunday May 5th : Dive into the world of crochet with this course the next day with Ellen from ByPollevie in the Netherlands, as she guides you through learning crochet skills to crochet a fun book cover, and incorporate charming varieties of flowers and playful polkadots.

This unique weekend promises a textile fusion of skill-building, artistic exploration, and the joy of creating beautiful, personalised textile treasures! There is the option to book one or both days. For those attending both days there will be an optional group meal on the Saturday night (cost not included) :-) xx

Please note : By booking one of our courses you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions, which are as follows:

Booking a place on one of our courses is similar to booking a seat at the theatre. It is not possible to swap and cancel and the "the show must go on". Therefore should you need to cancel your place on a course for any reason, the cancellation charges are as follows: Cancellation within 28+ days of course date = 50% of course fee payable unless place is re-filled. Cancellation within 0-27 days of course date = 100% of course fee payable unless place is re-filled. Sometimes courses are over subscribed so we hold a waiting list and MAY be able to re-fill a place, but if you are unable to attend you are welcome to send someone in your place. Please let us know your replacement's name, phone number and email address as soon as possible before the course date.

Overnight Accommodation & Local Places to Stay:
We are now located in Betchworth (near Brockham) in between Dorking & Reigate
Our favourite places to stay that we recommend locally are:
1) Brockham B&B - nearest to shop
2) The Waltons B&B in Dorking
3) Denbies Vineyard B&B - edge of Dorking
4) The White Horse Hotel Dorking