Treat yourself to an inspiring knitting course at The Watermill – and save £GBP 75 by being a (just in time) Early Bird.

Knit Pandora and Claudia -reducedYes, you have only a few days left to take advantage the Watermill’s Early Bird discount: If you book before 31 December 2015 there’s a £75 per person discount on each of our fabulous 2016 knitting holidays. Courses are filling fast so now is the time to book – and receive the Early Bird bonus.

We’d love to welcome you on one of our sun-filled, fun-filled courses next year. Come and join us. You can find out more about all our knitting courses by clicking here — and here’s the list of our inspiring 2016 tutors, with links to more details about them and their fun-filled, sun-filled courses.

Sarah Hatton head and shoulders21 May to 28 May 2016 AND 28 May to 4 June 2016

Sarah Hatton  Knitting and La Bella Vita

Please click here to learn more about Sarah and her courses at the mill.


Sarah Hatton is a designer for the Rowan Yarns and also teaches knitting classes worldwide. She learnt to knit as a child and has always been passionate about fashion. After gaining a degree in fashion design she began working in the handknit industry and has done so for over 15 years. She is also an enthusiastic, sympathetic and inspirational tutor and as well as helping you to make those two great projects, Sarah will also pass on professional tips and techniques to take your knits from ‘homemade’ to ‘handmade’.

Lisa Richardson head and shoulders10 September to 17 September 2016

Lisa Richardson Knitting and La Bella Vita

Please click here to learn more about Lisa and her course at the mill.


Lisa Richardson’s name is instantly associated with the Rowan pattern house. In addition to her designer role, she manages the pattern editing process and mentors newer members of the design team. Lisa is also an enthusiastic tutor, winning much praise from her workshop participants. For her week-long course at the mill she has devised two specially designed projects for you to knit: one inspired by Italian lace work; and the other that fully justifies her label as ‘slip stitch queen’

How to book a 2016 knitting holiday or find out more

If you’d like to book or find out more, please visit our Knitting Holidays website by clicking here. Or use our secure Knitting holidays Enquiry Form by clicking here.

Early Bird discount: book NOW!

Don’t forget, if you book before 31 December 2015 there’s a £75 per person discount on this fabulous 2016 knitting holiday.

 *** Why not bring your non-knitting partner as well? There’s a generous £200 discount for him/her if they share a room with you — and there’s plenty for them to do. Have a look at our Partner’s Activities suggestions by clicking here.

Knit Judy and Jean show their work - square

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