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Chatty Crafters: Mandala Crochet Workshop

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15th January 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

£2 – £3 £2 – £3

Join our January Chatty Crafters sessions and learn how to make a pretty crochet mandala. 

This workshop will run for 3 weeks. You will need to know basic crochet to achieve a Mandala but if you are a beginner we will teach you the basics so by week 3 you should be able to crochet. Bring your own hook (3.5mm/4mm old no. 8/9) or buy one on the day. All other materials provided in price. £3 per session £2 concession.

Our Chatty Crafters sessions are ideal for beginners, an opportunity to learn how to make exciting crafts and gifts, and a chance to make new friends. Chatty Crafters sessions usually run on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1-3pm. Please book in advance by calling 0116 223 3211 or emailing

Please note, the Victorian Pantry will be closed on this day.


15th January 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£2 – £3
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January 15 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £2 – £3

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