The Wool Merchant, The shops at Dartington, Shinners Bridge, Dartington. DEVON TQ9 6TQ

Open 7 days a week

Tel: 01803 866499


2018 workshops

Beginners Crochet (Diane Stewart)

4 week course on Wednesdays Jan 17th, Jan 24th, Jan 31st and Feb 7th between 2 and 4pm each day.

£60 for four weeks.

Knitting Academy (Dawn Riggs)

The knitting academy workshops aim to take you from being a complete beginner at Part 1, to a competent knitter.

Each part can be booked separately, runs from 10am-4pm and costs £45.

Tuesday 6th Feb - Part 1 - Basics for beginners

Tuesday 20th Feb - Part 2 - Simple stitch combinations of knit and purl (rib and moss stitch), Increase and decrease methods, spotting and correcting errors.

Tuesday 6th March - Part 3 - Picking up stitches, making holes - buttonholes and simple lace

Tuesday 20th March - Part 4 - Manipulating stitches, ie simple cables and crossed stitches, including rope and honeycomb.

The workshops below each cost £45 and run from 10am-4pm

Monday January 29th. Fingerless Mittens (using Cashmere Tweed) (Avril Best)

Monday February 12th Fairisle Workshop - two handed, two stranded (Jane Austin)

Tuesday March 27th Top Down Socks (Jane Austin)

Booking is essential for all workshops as numbers are limited, so please get in touch with us at the shop, by calling in or telephone 01803 866499. To secure a place, we ask for full payment at the time of booking. (Full refund of payment for the course will be given for cancellations by a student only if someone else can fill the place. If for any reason, we need to cancel the course, then a full refund will be given to you).