Come Bye & Craft starts again on Saturday February 1 and what a way to start than with 2 guest speakers! We will be welcoming James McIntosh and Dr Thomas Ernst FRCP They will be talking about the story behind 'Knit and Nibble' and how one stitch at a time helped James to knit himself back … Continue reading Come Bye & Craft Special
We wish you all a very happy holiday season. Here's to a new year and a new decade! Can't wait. What's coming up in 2020? We'll be welcoming James and Dr Thomas to the first Come Bye & Craft of 2020! It's all about Mental Health, Well Being and how knitting/crafting helped with depression. Bring … Continue reading Happy New Year To You All
Saturday 1st June 2019 12pm to 4pm We're taking bookings for June already! Where is the time going to? Here's what we have planned for this month. 1.Loom Knitting Demonstrations by Sue2. The Woolpatch Shoebox Shuffle 12-4pm: Knit, Crochet, Sew, Craft and Chat: As usual from 12 to 4 you bring your craft and you chill and we'll … Continue reading Come Bye & Craft June
Come Bye & Craft is back! April was a huge success and we had a great turn out! Take a look at the pictures and maybe we'll see you next month?
Saturday 6th April 2019 12pm to 4pm We've already booked special guest Dorothy Ronaldson who will be demonstrating Free motion embroidery for all you sewing and crafting fans! Carry on reading to see what she will be demonstrating. As was the case in 2018 we will continue the format on the first Saturday of every month and will look forward to … Continue reading Come Bye & Craft is back!
I'm very excited to be going to the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia on the first weekend in March. This means our first Come Bye and Craft will now be in April. Saturday 6th April 2019 12pm to 4pm We've already booked special guest Dorothy Ronaldson who will be demonstrating Free motion embroidery for all you … Continue reading Come Bye & Craft is back!
Well....what a success our first Come Bye & Craft Saturday was! For those that didn't know, on Saturday September 1st 2018 we introduced 'Come Bye & Craft' a new social crafting afternoon on Saturdays at the scout hut in Long Melford. It was a wonderful 4 hours of crafting, relaxation and socialising in line with … Continue reading Come Bye & Craft Saturdays
The physical and mental health benefits of knitting and crocheting are well documented. Spending time with your favourite crafts can lower blood pressure, reduce depression and anxiety, slow the onset of dementia, distract from chronic pain and increase the sense of wellbeing. Here at The Woolpatch, we take our responsibility to promote physical and mental … Continue reading Here’s Rufus – ‘Come Bye & have a cuppa’