Events

Oct 19 - Oct 21

Loch Ness Knit Fest

Unmatchable Highland landscape, legendary hospitality and the bringing together of knitters from all over the world. Loch Ness Knit Fest is now in its 3rd year and we're preparing for what's set to be the best one yet!

Inverness Leisure Centre

http://www.lochnessknitfest.com/

Past events

Sep 28 - Sep 29

Yarndale

Stunning exhibitions, skill demonstrations and a full programme of textile workshops create a visual feast and make Yarndale a real must-visit for yarn lovers.

Skipton Auction Mart

http://www.yarndale.co.uk

Sep 8 - Sep 9

Perth Fesitval of Yarn

Bringing together independent dyers, farmers, smallholders, knitters, spinners, felters and weavers. Facilitating the best of textile artistry and sustainability. Classes and lectures to inspire

Aug 25

Wool at Portsoy

After the huge success of the 2017 inaugural Wool@Portsoy event, a second Wool@Portsoy event has been agreed for 2018. The next Wool@Portsoy will be held on Saturday August 25th, 2018. The organisers hope to use two venues in the town centre, making plenty space for workshops and fleece tables as well as more exhibitors. Keep up to date with progress via the Portsoy Bothy Knitters and the Wool At Portsoy Facebook pages.

10:00am - 4:00pm BST

Portsoy Church Hall, Portsoy

http://www.facebook.com/wool-at-portsoy

Jun 9

Make Do and Mend, Fyvie

I'll be teaching how to turn an old t-shirt into a crocheted bowl. 2018 sees the sixth year that AD Heating will be taking part in EU Sustainable Energy Week. Following on from last year’s successful ‘Make Do and Mend’ event, they will be hosting a bigger and better community event on Saturday the 9th June and all are welcome to join in!

10:00am - 2:00pm BST

AD Heating Ltd, Old Bus Depot, Fyvie

https://www.facebook.com/events/385013048684757/

Jun 1

June Craft Night

This will take place on the first Friday of the month. Come along with any craft project and have a chat and a cuppa with like minded people. You'll be made to feel very welcome. £1 donation for a cuppa and fine piece.

7:00pm - 9:00pm BST

Cookston, Ellon, AB41 8DE

Jun 1

June Crafternoon

Our monthly Craft Night has been so popular, I've decided to host one on a Friday afternoon as well. This will take place on the first Friday of the month. Come along with any craft project and have a chat and a cuppa with like minded people. You'll be made to feel very welcome. £1 donation for a cuppa and fine piece.

1:00pm - 3:00pm BST

Cookston, Ellon, AB41 8DE

May 26

Dingwall Highland Wool And Textiles

The aim of our events is to showcase some of the best craftspeople in the fields of wool and textiles, be it raw fleeces, gorgeous yarns, beautiful soft fabrics or luxurious finished products made from yarns or fabrics. We believe that anyone who loves wool and textiles will find something to delight them, inspire them and encourage them to embrace their passion for crafting. Furthermore, we believe in the amazing skills and talents of our local community in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland

10:00am - 4:00pm BST

Dingwall Auction Mart

http://www.highlandwoolandtextiles.co.uk/

May 13

Aberdeen Yarnfest

I'm exhibiting at Aberdeen's first yarn festival!!! In addition to a vibrant market place, Aberdeen Yarnfest is excited to present a wide range of classes, demonstrations, exhibitions and podcasts, thereby establishing the Grampian Region as a significant educational and inspiring creative hub.

Double Tree Hilton Treetops, Aberdeen

https://etiom.co.uk/aberdeen-yarnfest

Mar 21

Children’s Sock Puppet Workshop

This Children’s Sock Puppet Workshop will be held on Down’s Syndrome Awareness Day, Wednesday 21st March. After school class 3.30-5pm Please take along a lonely colourful sock and I will provide all the extra crafty materials you need to make a fun sock puppet. No fee, donations only to DS Scotland. Please email me at cookstoncrafts@hotmail.com to book a space. *Parents must stay with their child to ensure they are supervised throughout.*

3:30pm - 5:00pm GMT

Cookston Crafts, Cookston, Ellon, AB418DE

Http://www.dsscotland.org.uk

Mar 9 - Mar 11

Dornoch Fibre Fest

I'll be exhibiting in the Social Club at Dornoch Fibre Fest! Join the fun, check out their website for details of what's going on where. Two halls, 8 classes, one Cathedral, an opening talk and lots of lovely fibre and supplies in a beautiful part of the world!

Mar 2

March Craft Night

The next craft night will be Fri 2nd March. This is a free, friendly, helpful group where we meet in my workshop and work on our own crafty project. It's a great way to get project advice and inspiration with many different crafts worked on. Tea, Coffee and a fine piece is provided, all I ask is a pound in the jar to cover costs. All welcome. Just let me know if you can make it so I have an idea of numbers. :-)

7:00pm - 9:00pm GMT

Cookston Crafts, Ellon, AB41 8DE

Dec 2

Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts

Methodist Church, Crown Terrace, Aberdeen

https://www.aberdeenmoc.co.uk/

Nov 18

Fyvie Primary School Fair

Fyvie, Aberdeenshire

Nov 16

Auchterellon Primary School Fair

7:00pm GMT

Auchterellon Primary School

Nov 12

2017 Holiday Craft and Gift Fair, American Women of Aberdeen

10:00am - 4:00pm GMT

Doubletree by Hilton Treetops, Aberdeen

http://awaaberdeen.org/craftfair/

Nov 4

Ministry of Crafts, Aberdeen

Methodist Church, Crown Terrace, Aberdeen

https://www.aberdeenmoc.co.uk/

Oct 27

Monthly Craft Night

Come along to my monthly craft night to have a blether and a cuppa with your crafty project. This is a free event and all are very welcome. A pound in the jar for a cuppa and cake would be fab though :-)

7:00pm - 9:00pm BST

Cookston, Ellon, AB418DE

Oct 13 - Oct 15

Loch Ness Knit Fest 2017

Join us in the heart of the Highlands this Autumn for three days packed full of knitting wonder. Loch Ness Knit Fest is an unmissable event which takes place in the Highland Capital, Inverness. In our first year we welcomed over 1200 visitors from over 20 different countries. Inspired by the hugely successful The Danish Fano Strikkefestival and following on from last years inaugural Loch Ness Knit Fest, our second year again pulls on the region’s rich cultural and crafting history.

Sep 24

Pitmedden Gardens Apple Sunday

🍎 I'll be in the craft tent at Pitmedden Gardens Apple Sunday 🍎 I'll have a selection of hand dyed yarn snd crochet kits with me.

Sep 19

Haddo House - T shirt Crochet

As part of climate change week I will be at Haddo House to teach you how to transform an old t shirt into a crochet bowl. £15 per person, bookable via haddo@visithaddo.com

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