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We’re a group of people based in Liskeard who love to work and play with wool.  We run fun, friendly woolly events and celebrate Liskeard’s wool history.

We have lots of exciting things planned this year.  Read on to find out more.

The 2019 3 Bags Full Wool Market

The 2019 Wool Market will be held on Saturday 5 October 12-5pm at Liskeard Public Hall. This year we’ve expanded into the whole complex and have 36 stalls in total. As well as welcoming back many popular stalls from previous years, we have some great new ones selling yarns, fibre, other supplies and handmade woolly items.

Click on the link block to see the stallholders.

Woolly Workshops 2019

Our autumn 2019 workshops programme is now booking! Check out our great set of affordable, creative workshops by clicking on the square link.

Tickets can be booked in person at Liskeard Information Centre in Pike Street, or call 01579 349148.

Upcoming Events

October 2019

3 Bags Full Wool Market

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Liskeard Public Hall,
3-5 West Street, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 6BW
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Our next Wool Market will be on Saturday 5th October 2019, 12-5pm in Liskeard Public Hall. Our seventh Wool Market will be even bigger and better with yummy yarns, fabulous fibres and wonderful wearables! Relax with music, tea and cakes. Enjoy demonstrations and a children’s craft corner

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£14

Woolly Workshop – Hairpin Crochet Circles and Flowers

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Hairpin lace is a beautiful variation on crochet in which an ordinary crochet hook is used with a hairpin loom to create lacy, open work designs. In this workshop you will learn to make strips of lace which you will then make into beautiful circles and flower shapes. Date: Monday 7th October, 10 am to 12.30 pm Tutor: Dianne Stewart Suitable for: Anyone with basic crochet skills Materials: DK yarn – not dark colours. The looms and crochet hooks will…

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£12

Woolly Workshop – Introduction to Hand Spinning

October 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Come and learn the ancient craft of spindle spinning. We will practice carding and blending the clean raw fleece before spinning it into your own yarn using a top whorl spindle, which is affordable, portable and fun. Date: Monday 7th October, 1.30 pm to 4 pm Tutor: Eileen McTague Suitable for: Beginners Materials: Wool fibre will be provided. Spare tools are available for you to use, but if you have your own carders or hand spindle please bring them along.…

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£35

Woolly Workshop – Top Down Fair Isle Yoke Knitting

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Circular yoke sweaters are perfect for a variety of stitch patterns. In this class we’ll particularly look at using fair isle patterns on the yoke. The class will be based on working a sweater from the top down in the round. In this class you will learn how a circular yoke is constructed and in particular how to include a fair isle pattern. You will learn how to work the circular shaping and how to adapt it to suit your…

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£12

Woolly Workshop – Learn to Crochet

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Learn the basics of crochet, simple stitches and how to combine them. An ideal introduction to my Crochet Flowers workshop, why not combine the two? Date: Wednesday 9th October, 10 am to 12.30 pm Tutor: Sioux Legg Suitable for: Beginners Materials: Crochet hook, DK yarn in light colours. I will have some hooks you can borrow on the day. Cost: £12 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this year. Their Hub Cafe serves delicious vegetarian food at…

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£12

Woolly Workshop – Crochet Flowers

October 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Use basic crochet stitches, chain, double crochet, treble crochet to make beautiful flowers. Ideal for bunting, wreaths, bouquets, etc. An ideal follow on from my Learn to Crochet workshop. Why not combine the two? Date: Wednesday 9th October, 1.30 pm to 4 pm Tutor: Sioux Legg Suitable for: Beginners Materials: Crochet hook, DK yarn in light colours. I will have some hooks you can borrow on the day. Cost: £12 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this…

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£25

Woolly Workshop – Wet Felted Landscapes

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Using traditional wet felting techniques you will make a landscape picture or a scene of your choice. There will be many textural materials available on the day to make your picture unique and interesting, and you will be taught various extra techniques including pre felts and fibre blending. During the day you may be able to make more than one picture (depending on your personal choice and speed of work) – usually most students make two pictures Date:  Thursday 10th…

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£14

Woolly Workshop – Tunisian Crochet Beginners

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Tunisian Crochet is a form of crochet that uses a long hook to gather up then work off stitches, making a compact fabric, suitable for bags, cushions, hand warmers and many other projects. You will learn the basic techniques and stitches of Tunisian Crochet and how to use different colours to make great effects in your projects. The workshop will include instruction sheets for the basic stitches and techniques. Date: Friday 11th October, 10 am to 12.30 pm Tutor: Dianne…

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£14

Woolly Workshop – Tunisian Crochet Improvers

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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You will learn more Tunisian stitches and techniques including Tunisian trebles and wave stitch, Tunisian surface stitches to make a cable effect, textured Tunisian stitches. Date: Friday 11th October, 1.30 pm to 4 pm Tutor: Dianne Stewart Suitable for: Anyone with basic Tunisian Crochet skills. Materials: Tunisian crochet hooks (these will also be available to borrow). 2 colours of DK yarn to practice, not dark colours. Cost: £14 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this year. Their Hub Cafe…

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£12

Woolly Workshop – Moving Into the Round

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Ever wanted to knit in the round and been totally intimidated by the process? This workshop breaks it down into easy stages and provides a relaxed atmosphere to learn in. Discover that double-pointed needles and circulars are not scary and open up your creative possibilities for making loads of new and different items. Date: Monday 14th October, 10 am to 12.30 pm Tutor: Vicki Rowan Suitable for: Knitters who can cast on and off, knit and purl. Materials: Any double-pointed…

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£12

Woolly Workshop – Sock Knitting Techniques

October 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Freaked out by the idea of knitting socks but fancy giving it a go? Then this is for you. Break down the genius of sock knitting into manageable stages and demystify the whole process. Leave with all the info needed to create hand-knitted socks and endless possibilities Date: Monday 14th October, 1.30 pm to 4 pm Tutor: Vicki Rowan Suitable for: Knitters who can cast on and off, knit and purl. Materials: Any Double-pointed needles you particularly like but I…

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£35

Woolly Workshop – Beaded Lace Knitting

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Beads add glamour and elegance to any knitting but work particularly well with lace knitting. In this class you will learn different ways of adding beads to your knitting and how to choose which method to use for your project. You’ll also learn how to read lace charts and work common lace stitches. In the afternoon you will get to choose from a selection of beaded shawl/accessory patterns to work on. Date: Tuesday 15th October, 10 am to 4 pm…

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£13

Woolly Workshop – Eco Crochet

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Let Nikki show you some ideas for making reusable everyday items. Learn simple patterns for making dishcloths, flannels, make up remover pads, soap bags etc. using 100% natural material – cotton. Ideal as gifts. Date: Wednesday 16th October, 10 am to 12.30 pm Tutor: Nikki Little Suitable for: Beginners Materials: tba Cost: £13 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this year. Their Hub Cafe serves delicious vegetarian food at affordable prices – why not treat yourself to…

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£14

Woolly Workshop – 3D Needle Felting for Beginners

October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Aimed at beginners, Kay will teach you the basics of using types of wool and tools and their applications. Anything you make you will take home, usually two items perhaps more. Date: Wednesday 16th October, 1.30 pm to 4 pm Tutor: Kay Walker Suitable for: Everyone Materials: All provided. Kay will also have kits/supply bags to purchase. Please don’t wear best clothes – you may get fluffy. Cost: £14 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this year.…

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£14

Woolly Workshop – 3D Needle Felted Pictures

October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Aimed at all abilities , Kay will teach you the basics of using types of wool and tools and their applications to make 3D pictures. Date: Thursday 17th October, 1.30 pm to 4 pm Tutor: Kay Walker Suitable for: Everyone Materials: All provided. Kay will also have kits/supply bags to purchase. Please don’t wear best clothes – you may get fluffy. Cost: £14 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this year. Their Hub Cafe serves delicious vegetarian…

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£14

Woolly Workshop – Introduction to Brioche Knitting

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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An introduction to this super ‘squishy’ fabric using the Brioche knit and purl techniques. Ideal for both garments and accessories. This workshop is an ideal introduction to Julie’s second workshop of the day for Brioche Improvers. Date: Friday 18th October, 10 am to 12.30 pm Tutor: Julie Cowan Suitable for: Knitters who can cast on and off and knit and purl. Materials: Small amount of dk yarn and 4mm needles Cost: £14 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community…

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£16

Woolly Workshop – Advanced Brioche Knitting

October 18 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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In this workshop Julie will move on from basic Brioche stitches to more advanced stitches and effects. An ideal follow on from the Introduction to Brioche Knitting workshop. Date: Friday 18th October, 1.30 pm to 4 pm Tutor: Julie Cowan Suitable for: Knitters who can already do Brioche knit and purl and would like to learn more advanced techniques. Materials: Small amount of dk yarn and 4mm needles Cost: £16 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this…

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£45

Woolly Workshop – Natural Dyeing

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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Learn to dye with natural colours from nature onto yarn in a friendly relaxed class. Morning session teaches the basics, and the afternoon session teaches more advanced dye effects. You will dye 1 skein of luxury yarn in each session to take home and use in a project. Perfect to make something really special! There will be the chance to buy more yarn to “play” with dyes and achieve a range of colours and effects. DIY dye kits will also…

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£34

Woolly Workshop – Nuno Felting

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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This is a fun workshop where you will be introduced to the technique of Nuno Felting. You will make a pure silk nuno felted scarf to take home. Nuno Felt is a fabric and is usually made using Silk chiffon and Marino tops. It is produced by driving the fibre through the material so that they become one and this creates a gorgeous new cloth. During this workshop we shall be using this technique to Nuno Felt parts of the…

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£26

Woolly Workshop – Machine Embroidered Christmas Decorations

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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This is a fun workshop where you can make some beautiful Free Machined decorations for your Christmas Tree and you don’t need to have tried it before. Although those pictured are round and square, you might decide on a shape of your own….the choice is yours! For more information about me take a look at my blog, go to: mollytufnell.blogspot.com Date: Thursday 24th October, 10 am to 4 pm Tutor: Molly Tufnell Suitable for: Everyone Materials: Sewing machine in excellent order…

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£5

Woolly Workshop – Learn to Knit or Crochet

October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Liskerrett Community Centre,
Varley Lane, Liskeard, PL14 4AP
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If you’re a complete beginner and would like to have a go or need help with a project come along for a friendly session of help and advice. Date: Saturday 26th October, 1.30 pm to 4 pm Tutor: Suitable for: Everyone Materials: all provided, or bring a project you need help with. Cost: £5 All our workshops are at the Liskerrett Community Centre this year. Their Hub Cafe serves delicious vegetarian food at affordable prices – why not treat yourself…

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