Sunday, 30 June 2013

International Diploma in Crochet

Yep, you read the title correctly.  There is indeed an "International Diploma in Crochet" and I have just signed up for it!

Actually, I love to learn, I have been teaching myself new crochet stitches by working through the book 50 Stitches for Afghans and enjoying it lots, so when I read about this course in the Woolfest program, I decided to hunt down the lady behind it and ask some more.

I found Pauline Turner deep in the pens in Woolfest, amongst a pretty array of colourful crochet samples, and we got talking.

The Diploma is a 3 part course, the details are HERE if you would like to see for yourself, the fees are there for you to view too (look for the link within the page).  Should I?  Shouldn't I? I knew if I came home and thought about it I would probably not bother (I'm a bit like that you see, very impulsive but change mind when spend time thinking about things) so I decided to jump on in and give it a go!

I paid my deposit and came away with the first part of the course.

I flicked through it last night, thought "Oh my goodness, what have I done!" and put it down again.  I will look at it again later  :)

I would like to share my progress with you - good or bad - I think it will shame me into completing the course and not end up throwing my pennies down the drain. So watch this space.


  1. Good luck, Sooz! Looking forward to following your progress!

  2. I shall make sure I keep you all up to date :)

  3. Hows the dipoma going? I spoke to pauline at the woolfest too, and am in two minds at the minute about signing up.

  4. Sorry Ali, I couldn't reply to this last night for some reason, have answered you on Facebook :)

  5. Hi. Just wondered how the diploma was going ? I'm still on part 1 and have been for about 3 years! !!! Dipping in and out of it but I seem to have come to a standstill.

    1. Same as me, I had a couple returned for what I deemed to be silly reasons and it kinda knocked me back a bit. I have vowed to get on with it from this month though... let's see :) I am glad I am not alone ;)


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