We are delighted that Beryl Frank from Knot in Guisborough is now holding a variety of Workshops at Ripping Yarns. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for Beryl's workshop Programme

We offer a variety of workshops at Ripping Yarns so you can learn new skills and meet fellow crafters. They are held in our workroom which is part of the shop in Saltburn-by-the-Sea.

Each class is kept to a maximum of 6 so you can get the most out of the class and the workshop tutor.

You will also receive a 10% discount on any purchases made on the day of your workshop.

If you would like to book a place on any of the workshops please call Angela on 01287 623154, email or call in to the shop.

to book onto a workshop run by Beryl Frank please contact her directly at 


Saturday 29th September

Learn to Crochet


10.00 am - 3.00 pm


Learn the basics of crochet on this one day workshop

Yarn provided

Requirements: 3.5 mm Crochet Hook


Saturday 20th October

Needle Felted Landscape

 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

£30.00 all materials provided

Join Jayne Gatenby for this one day needle felting workshop and create a stunning landscape in hand dyed fleece. No experience necessary.

Requirements: Landscape photograph that you would like to recreate.



Thursday 1st November

Children’s Half Term Drop In - Make a Christmas Card using simple weaving techniques.

 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

 £18.00 per child  & adult (child must be accompanied at all times)

 Parent and child crafting session.

Taster sessions of simple weaving for children over the age of six. Each session will last approx 2 hours. Last session will be 3.00 pm

All materials and tool provided. Along with tea, coffee, juice & biscuits.


Saturday 3rd November

Blooming Flower Cushion

10.00 am – 3.00 pm

£30.00 all materials included

Using a Stylecraft Batik Swirl in a colour of your choice, create a stunning crochet flower cushion

 Requirements: 4.00mm Crochet Hook



Saturday 10th November

Fabric Christmas Wreath

10.00 am – 3.00 pm

  £30.00 all materials included

 Spend a relaxing day making this simple but effective fabric wreath. Choose from a wide variety of fabric colours and designs to create a unique Christmas Decoration.



Saturday November 17th

Mandala Crochet Along

10.00 am – 3.00 pm

£20.00 all materials included

A chance to spend the day making an Attic 24 Positivity Mandala. Using Stylecraft Classique Cotton and a 4.5 mm crochet hook make one of these stunning Mandala’s .


 Saturday 15th December

 Christmas Crochet

10.00 am – 3.00 pm

£30.00 includes all materials and a copy of the latest King Cole Christmas Crochet Book.

Create a Christmas Flower Wreath.

Photograph to follow

 Requirements: 3.5 mm and 4 mm crochet hooks.




 Beryl @ Knot


More new day and half day workshops for the autumn - the new venue is very popular, why not try a workshop for yourself?

Several of the projects this time will make stunning Christmas gifts - I do hope that you like them, possibly so much that you won’t want to part with them.


 Wednesday October 3rd 2-4               


 A small amount of machine stitching (friendly machines provided!) for this fabulous silk notebook cover. Work jewel like effects on your piece of creative stitching and embellish with beads, sequins and treasure.

Cost of workshop with kit and notebook   £18


  Monday October 15th 10-3                     


This handy purse is a great introduction to machine stitching and will add to your sewing techniques folio. It features a patchwork panel and zip fastening. Choose from a selection of patchwork squares, ‘linen look’ fabric and zips on the day. Sewing machines will be provided to use.

Cost of workshop with kit and pattern     £35


Saturday October 27th 10-3                  


Use either a circular or four needles to knit this stylish hat in the round, using your favourite DK yarn. The slipped basketweave design makes it great for taking you through the autumn and into the winter, so keeping you cosy and warm. Learn how to make minor pattern alterations for a pull on or slouch style hat.

Cost of workshop with pattern      £30


  Monday October 29th 10-12                   


 A great selection of Liberty tana lawn fabrics to choose from to hand stitch a very useful little padded pocket. Safely store your small scissors – you’ll never lose them down the arm of the sofa again! Also great for popping the house keys in.

Cost of workshop with kit   £15


Saturday November 24th 10-3                


Knit flat with two needles or in the round with four to create simple two - colour Fair Isle designs. Then try the same designs using Swiss darning over plain knitting. The samples are knitted in 4-ply yarn and make great covers for little storage pots.

Cost of workshop with pattern      £30


  Places on workshops are limited so early booking is advisable. The cost of the workshop is payable to me, either in advance or at the session.

 If you would like to book, please contact me and I will add you to the list, confirm your booking by e-mail or text and send any details of things you will need to bring.

 Ripping Yarns opens at 9.30 so feel free to arrive early and browse in the shop.

 If you would like any further information, please contact me and I will try to help.

 Hope to see you soon,




Beryl Frank

Tel 07946242617