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Create With Fibre


2020 classes, workshops

This button can be used to purchase a half or one day course with Janet.  for

courses that are not for this amount or are based elsewhere please scroll down.

Online Knit and Natter weekly from Weds 18th March 2020 7.30-9pm 

Join us FREE for an online Knit and Natter via Zoom video conferencing.  Bring your knitting, a cuppa and a nice bit of cake!

During the covid lockdown, people made a voluntary  £2 donation when they attended,  which was sent to the local food bank.  We raised a total of £325 which was awesome. 

It is now FREE and we plan to continue meeting for some time yet, certainly for the winter. email  if you want to join us and you will be sent an invite to the event. 

See you there and keep on knittin,


Fair Isle knitting to be arranged soon.  this may be an online course in present circumstances.

Natural dyeing course April 2021 Gracefield Arts Centre Dumfries Scotland

to book contact

Gracefield Arts Centre, 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, DG1 1JQ    01387

this course has been moved forward to 2021 due to the covid pandemic.  we hope to do it soon!

Dyeing courses at Gartmore House. 

exciting news!  in 2022 Janet will be doing THREE residential, four day courses at Gartmore House near Stirling Scotland.  Watch this space.

Other Courses:

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What is available right now is our new professionally produced online spinning and weaving courses:


Click here to visit our page for more information on the online courses


How to pay for Janet's own Create with Fibre courses:

1. Use the 'Pay Now' buttons on this page.

Simply choose your option from the drop-downs, type the name & date of the course,

click on' Pay Now'.  You can choose either to pay via Paypal or using your debit or credit card. 


2. Send Janet an email or use the contact form and post a cheque for the amount, made payable to Janet Renouf-Miller.


Terms and conditions.

Payment is needed to book a course.  

Payment can be made on this website, by phone with a credit card or by sending a cheque.   

Phone 01292 550393 to pay over the phone or if you want to send a cheque. 

Cancellation policy:  If you cancel 30 days or more before the course takes place, the payment can be refunded, minus a £20 booking fee.   The booking fee will be refunded if Janet is able to fill your place on the course.

If you cancel less than 30 days before the course, payment cannot be refunded unless your place can be filled.   

If you cancel three course bookings within any 12 month period, you may not be eligible to book further courses. 

If you fail to turn up on any occasion without getting in touch to cancel, you cannot book future courses or retreats unless there was a serious last minute emergency that prevented you from contacting us.

If the course does not go ahead for any reason, you will be given a refund. 

If you are the first one to book a course atJanet's home  and there are no other bookings,  (does happen on the  odd occasion)  you will be offered the choice of a 1-1 half day session for the same price or a refund.


How to pay for courses run in association with other organisations:

Look for the individual payment instructions in the course list

Janet's course payment options
Course you are booking?

Use the Pay Now button to pay by Paypal - you do not need a Paypal account

Or phone us on 01292-550393 to pay by Credit or Debit card.

See terms and conditions below.

Workshops and Courses

Scroll down to see what exciting classes we have in our programme or contact us if you would like something that is not listed




'Many of the courses I do are bookings for private groups, such as spinning and weaving guilds, schools, voluntary organisations or knitting groups.  I counted the other day and realised I have delivered courses to more than 45 different organisations in Scotland and the North of England and quite a few have me back again and again.'



Janet holds courses in her comfortable home environment. 


 As soon as 3-6 people want a course she will put one on, so Contact her if you want to put your name down or find out more.  See the booking tems and conditions at the top of the page. 

 Look at the range of course types below to choose from:- 





One to one tuition and bespoke courses at Janet's home.  Come for one to one tuition for £160 a day.

Click here to find out more.



beginners spinning, improve your spinning, spinning silk, fancy (art) yarns, flax spinning, fine spinning, colour blending, exotic fibres,long draw, beginners spinning on a hand spindle, spindling for speed and production on high top spindles. You name it, I can do it so if the one you want is not on the list, get in touch.



Learn to weave on a rigid heddle loom, advanced rigid heddle weaving, scarf loom weaving, Peg looms and weaving sticks. I have 9 rigid heddle looms available for teaching plus 20 peg looms and any number of weaving sticks for working with classes of children or larger groups. 



Begin to crochet, creative crochet, tusisian crochet, Broomstick crochet, tapestry crochet, hairpin crochet. If you want something else, let me know.  This link will show you what I mean by creative crochet and shows the work of a student after a few sessions. Click here to see an example of a student's creative crochet.



learn to knit, toe up socks, beaded knitting and slip stitch, knitting in the round, knitting with colour (fair isle and ntarsia). moebius knitting. 



Rainbow dyeing, natural dyeing, indigo dyeing, dyeing with fizzy drinks and slush puppies. 



Needle felt for 3D - make a penguin, felted bags and hats, make a wall hanging, felted jewellery.


Janet receives lots of 'thank-yous' from people who have enjoyed the courses.  That is why most of Create With Fibre's business comes to us via word of mouth recommendations.  Here are just a few of the lovely comments:

Thank you so much for the workshop. It was tremendous. Such fun and so illuminating!

'Everyone said they would come again'

'Fantastic - really well-organised course and really good tutor'

'The course was brilliant from beginning to end - can't think how it might be improved'

'Clear teaching. Time for practice or consolidation in a relaxed atmosphere'


Today I experienced an epiphany - thank you Janet. ECGM Fife

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