Beginners crochet workshop with Susan Blandford

Join local crafter Susan Blandford to learn the basics of crochet. Pick up this new skill in the stunning surroundings of Leith Hill Place.

  • Booking essential

This one day course will teach you several basic crochet stitches including how to cast on and off. You'll learn how to follow a pattern and make a basket or a bag to take home.

You'll be required to bring your own wool and crochet hook, but a soup and roll lunch, plus hot drink are included, as well as a tour of the house.


Event ticket prices
  • All £50.00
    per person

The basics

Booking details
Call 01306 711685
The phone isn't always manned, but please leave a message and we'll return your call.
Suitable for ages 12 and up.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Park at the front of the house and enter through the main doors. The crafting will take place on the ground floor.
What to bring and wear
Please bring 100g chunky wool and a size 7mm crochet hook. Wrap up warm as the house can be cold.
The crafting will take place on the ground floor, which is accessible, but there are stair to the first floor, which will be shown during the tour.
Please tell us of any dietary requirements when you book.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
14 May 2018 10:00 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Leith Hill Place
Call 01306 711 685

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