Learn from the masters on our new knitting break in the beautiful English countryside
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We know how much you, our readers, love to knit, so we've
introduced our first short break where you can join popular
knitting experts Frederica Patmore and Sarah Hazell and indulge in
your favourite pastime on this relaxing two-night retreat in the
heart of the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside.
Specially chosen for this exclusive Prima holiday,
you'll stay in the relaxing four-star Sedgebrook Hall, which
combines Victorian charm with modern amenities and is the perfect
place to relax with others who share your passion. The hotel boasts
a leisure club with gym, hot tub and heated indoor pool, and it is
ideally located, close to the M1 and Northampton railway station.
You'll stay here for three days and enjoy expert workshops from two
of the UK's best knitting tutors.
Frederica Patmore, who designed the pattern for Prima's
Help Our Hedgehogs campaign, and knit and crochet expert Sarah
Hazell will both join you for the duration and host two days of
workshops, sharing plenty of tips and techniques as they help you
get creative and work on your skills. Practice short-row shaping,
knitting in reverse, sequence knitting and fair isle, plus much
more. You'll also get a free knitting kit containing patterns and
"I love colour, so I'll talk about how to choose your colour
palette for each new project as well as advise you on different
yarns. I'm also fascinated by textures and love to explore how
various stitches can influence a piece. I can't wait to join Prima
readers on this new short break."
- Sarah Hazell
Over the two days you'll enjoy both morning and afternoon
workshops, where under the expert guidance of Freddie and Sarah
you'll be working on two fantastic and very different projects.
Coffee and tea will be served during the workshops and at the end
of each morning you'll enjoy a delicious lunch, as well as dinners
at the hotel with your tutors.
Come alone or bring a friend or partner (there's even a
reduction for non-crafters), and enjoy a holiday indulging your
passion for knitting. We promise you'll be inspired, improve your
skills and make new friends, as well as take home something you