Knitting and Crochet Course

Enjoy some soothing stitches at this activity holiday in Stirling.


Gartmore House

Gartmore House

3k
4.7 stars (23+)

4 x 6 hours Class size 1 to 10

label £879 - £1,129 (£879 for Shared Crafter's Classic, £979 for Solo Crafter's Classic, £1,029 for Shared Hobby Haven, £1,129 for Solo Hobby Haven)

If you've always admired people who can sit and knit or you want to give yourself the gift of some time to focus on one of your works in progress, come along to this crafting holiday in Stirling and enjoy the company of your fellow knitters in this beautiful Scottish countryside retreat.

Join expert Knitting for All teacher and designer Samira Hill for a knitting and crochet holiday at Gartmore House. Whether you’re a complete novice or an experienced yarnie, Samira will be on hand to provide tuition throughout the week and a number of knitting or crochet workshops to sate any creative appetite! You don’t even have to have any experience either! You’ll be hooked as you learn new techniques and brush up on some old ones.

If you prefer to bring along your works in progress and long-forgotten unfinished objects then that’s not a problem! Samira is happy to offer any help and advice you may need throughout the week. So, settle in and get ready for a week’s worth of knitting and crochet fun.



What you'll get
  • Four days of specialist tuition
  • Full board catering
  • Five nights' accommodation
  • Complimentary transfers from Stirling train station are available on the arrival and departure days (pick-up from the station at 15:30, departs Gartmore House at 10:00). Transfers from Glasgow or Edinburgh Airports are available at an additional cost.
What to bring
Your tutor will be in contact before the course begins with a list of materials and tools to bring with you.
 
Session repeats

This class series runs over 4 consecutive days.


Gartmore House adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had a continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss of or change in their normal sense of taste or smell, in the last 14 days.

Location

Gartmore Estate, Stirling, FK8 3RS, Scotland

Your teacher
Gartmore House
Gartmore House

3k
4.7 stars (23+)

Nestled within the stunning Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and set in 100 acres of private land, this beautiful 18th-century property is the ideal place to enjoy an art, craft, and activity holiday. Whatever your creative passion, Gartmore House welcomes you to bring your hobby on holiday. With our bright craft workshops and dedicated tutors, you can develop new skills or brush up on some old ones. Choose from over 40 different holidays. From knitting & crochet, patchwork & quilting, & sewing, to painting, photography, hill walking, and more! We have something for everyone. From the novice crafter to the seasoned professional, we welcome all abilities on our holidays.

All holidays include freshly prepared, wholesome meals and home baking, made by our chefs using local produce. Enjoy farm-to-table comfort food and a selection of Scottish favourites throughout your stay. Wet your whistle with a drink from our well-stocked bar where you can find a range of craft beers, gin, spirits and local whiskies. With the likes of Glengoyne and Auchentoshan just a stone’s throw away from the house, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to our drams!

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

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Patchwork and Quilting Course

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Mixed Media Painting Course

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Candle Making Course

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Slate Mosaic Course

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4.7 stars (23+)

Copper Wire Work Course

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Embroidery Course

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4.7 stars (23+)

Bookbinding Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Aromatherapy Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Watercolour Painting Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

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4.7 stars (23+)

Drawing Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Stained Glass Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

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4.7 stars (23+)

Felting Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Acrylic Painting Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Sewing Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Doll Making Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Tapestry Weaving Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Furniture Upcycling Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Upholstery Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Macrame Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Calligraphy Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Corsetry Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Creative Writing Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Textile Art Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Printmaking Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Braiding Course

date_range 11 Sep, 10 Sep

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Millinery Course

date_range 29 Jan, 30 Apr

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Leatherworking Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Still Life Drawing Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

Christmas Crafting Course

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location_on Gartmore

label £879 - £1,129

3k

4.7 stars (23+)

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