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Marlborough College Summer School

Crochet your own adorable Amigurumi pets

Wiltshire Green Woollies is very proud to have been selected to deliver the Children's Crochet Course at the Marlborough College Summer School held between the 12th July and the 8th August 2020.


Our course is designed for children from 9-12 years of age who are absolute beginners, having no previous crochet experience. With simple daily lessons reinforced by the clear and easy to follow illustrations and pictures in the course-companion, crochet basics will be learnt day by day as the child works towards making one of five adorable amigurumi pets to take home:


· Funky Monkey

· Kevin the Koala

· Princess Magnificat

· Ophelia the enchanted Unicorn

· Darius the Dinosaur


A crochet kit-bag is provided containing an illustrated course companion and all the yarns and accessories needed to complete all the course projects and make your Amigurumi pet.   


Remember you must select which animal your child would like to make when booking the course.


Day 1

- Course welcome

- Introduction to the course

- Having a look at your crochet kit

- Learning how to use your crochet tools: hook, yarn, snippers, course companion

- The Basic Stitches: slip knot, chain stitch, double crochet stitch

- Making a cool bracelet


Day 2

- More stitches; half-treble and treble stitch

- Joining in different coloured yarn, fastening off and sewing pieces together

- Making a crochet flowers brooch


Day 3

- Starting to work on your amigurumi toy

- Main body


Day 4

- Working on your amigurumi toy

- Finishing body and stuffing

- Beginning Arms and Legs


Day 5

- Working on your amigurumi toy

- Finishing Arms & Legs and stuffing

- Making up your amigurumi toy


Every child completing the course will receive a special Marlborough College Summer School, Wiltshire Green Woollies Amigurumi Crochet course certificate to take home with them, along with their crochet-kit bag and their finished toy.

Would you like to know more?

If you would like to book a place for your child on one of the summer school courses, you will need to do so via the Marlborough College Summer School website.


Please click on the button below to go to visit that website:

Kevin the Koala

Ophelia the enchanted Unicorn

Kevin the Koala

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 Ophelia is a very special unicorn.  As you crochet her she becomes more and more magical and when you add her colourful mane and tail, she will become your friend for life. 

Ophelia the enchanted Unicorn

Kevin the Koala

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Wiltshire Green Woollies is proud to have been selected to deliver the Children's Crochet Course at the Marlborough College Summer School between the 12th July and the 8th August 2020.

Ophelia the enchanted Unicorn

Ophelia the enchanted Unicorn

Ophelia the enchanted Unicorn

Ophelia the enchanted Unicorn

 

Kevin the Koala is a lovely little chap.  He hasn't had an easy time lately because of the bush fires in Australia.  Kevin really wants a good friend to look after him because he is very lonley.


WGW will donate all proceeds from the sale of Kevin the Koala pattern sold in 2020 to the Australian Wildfire fund.

Darius the Dinosaur

Darius the Dinosaur

Ophelia the enchanted Unicorn

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Darius the Dinosaur is a very timid Dinosaur and he is waiting for you to crochet him so that he can have a friend to enjoy adventures with.

Funky Monkey

Darius the Dinosaur

Princess Magnificat

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Funky Monkey can't wait to play your favourite games with you.  Because he is made from the colours you like best, your Funky Monkey will be completely unique, just like you!

Princess Magnificat

Darius the Dinosaur

Princess Magnificat

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Princess Magnificat is a very imperious and very loving puss-cat.  She is waiting for you to crochet her so that she can be your best friend for ever.