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crochet workshops with Graeme

Many of us remember crochet blankets from our childhood – crochet is seeing a revival as a therapeutic portable craft. From Granny squares (those are the ones that made the blankets) to animals and garments.

The Sewing Shed is delighted to welcome Graeme to our team of professionally qualified tutors. By trade Graeme is a knitwear designer who has a wealth of knowledge with all things wooly.

Graeme teaches across the north and is a regular tutor at The Knit & Stitch Shows in London and Dublin. Crochet workshops are restricted to 8 students.

Learn to Crochet

A full day’s workshop learning the foundations of the ever popular art of crochet, well-known for the iconic granny square. The basis for many projects including throws (something we all remember from our childhood!) This introductory course will give you a basic understanding of the most commonly used stitches and how to change colours, enabling you to embark on a multitude of projects. After completing this workshop you will be confident in most aspects of this fun and fulfilling craft.

Crochet finishing Touches

A full day’s workshop this is suitable for any level – learn how to add edges, join pieces, and finishing touches to a professional level.


Come along and learn how to crochet … you’ll be hooked! 

about Graeme 

Qualified to degree level with a Masters in  Creative Practice Graeme is an accomplished designer and experienced tutor. He came to us recommended and his calm approachable manner made crochet very easy and an accessible craft to all. To view Graeme’s work do visit

when and how much?

Learn to Crochet: Saturday 22nd September 10am – 3pm £50 including all materials

Crochet Finishing Touches: Saturday 20th October 10am-3pm £50 including all materials

Please bring a packed lunch, drinks are supplied.


    how to book our crochet workshops

    We anticipate our new crochet workshops will be very popular and as spaces are limited, so please do plan ahead to avoid disappointment. We are planning for Graeme to hold regular crochet and knitting workshops- so do join or mailing list and LIKE our Facebook page so you are kept up to date. 

    Please read our booking terms & conditions carefully before booking (they’re only short!). Do also check your advance diary, because any money you’ve paid us can’t be refunded if you discover you’re double-booked. 

    To enquire or book for any of our crochet workshops, please call 07525 029986 or email us.