The Crochet Chain, the one stop shop for all your knitting and crochet needs in Waltham Abbey and local community website AboutMyArea EN9 have joined forces to organise a brand new funky wool show on Sunday 19th Old Shire Lane, Waltham Abbey, EN9 3LX from 10am to 4pm. The Waltham Abbey Wool Show will have exhibitors’ stands with luscious hand dyed yarns, beautiful handmade wool and felt items, unique knit and crochet kits, a wide selection of accessories from buttons to project bags for sale, demonstrations of spinning, weaving, rag rugging and crochet plus a gallery of projects on display.
They are delighted to announce that the fabulous knit and crochet designer Jane Crowfoot will open the show and is also taking a stand exhibiting her products and books. Jane is well known for her bold, vibrant designs, she is author of “The Ultimate Crochet Bible” and her newly released book “Homespun Vintage” packed with home interior patterns to meet the current vogue for all things vintage.
There will be a Best “Funky Hat” competition and the organisers are encouraging people to come wearing a handmade wool or felt hat to enter for the chance of winning Crochet Chain shop vouchers. Why not bring along your latest knit or crochet project and enjoy the company of others in the “Knit & Natter” area too. They will be knitting and crocheting squares to make blankets for Age UK and Homeless Action charities – donation of wool or completed squares would be appreciated or join in and make a square on the day.
This show is not just for those addicted to wool as it is for anyone who appreciates good quality hand-made items as there will be a room packed full of unique products looking for a new home.
Tickets will be available shortly from The Crochet Chain shop or to purchase on-line via the Waltham Abbey Wool Show website, www.walthamabbeywoolshow.co.uk at a cost of £3 in advance and £4 on the day.
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