Print Friendly Workshops Calendar
Print Friendly Workshops Calendar
£25 per workshop
THURSDAY 4th JULY – THE NEXT STEPS FOR KNITTERS 10.30-12.3pm Learn ways to increase, decrease, reading patterns and more
WEDNESDAY 10th JULY – LEARN TO CROCHET 6.00-8.00pm
WEDNESDAY 10th JULY – LEARN TO KNIT 6.00-8.00pm Cast on, knit, purl & cast off. Leave as a knitter!
FRIDAY 12th JULY – AMIGURUMI FOR BEGINNERS 10.30-12.30pm
TUESDAY 16th JULY – KNITTING: THE MAGIC LOOP METHOD 10.30-12.30pm Learn how to do circular knitting with just one circular needle!
WEDNESDAY 17th JULY – SOCK IT TO ME! 6.00-8.00pm Knit socks from the toe up.
FRIDAY 19th JULY – FINISHING TECHNIQUES 10.30-12.30pm Pick up stitches, cast off techniques and making up for the perfect finish
TUESDAY 6th AUGUST – CROCHET A VIRUS SHAWL 10.30-12.30pm
WEDNESDAY 7th AUGUST – THE NEXT STEPS FOR KNITTERS 6.00-8.00pm Learn ways to increase, decrease, reading patterns and more
TUESDAY 13th AUGUST – AMIGURUMI FOR BEGINNERS – 6.00-8.00pm
TUESDAY 13th AUGUST – FINISHING TECHNIQUES 6.00-8.00pm Pick up stitches, cast off techniques and making up for the perfect finish
TUESDAY 20th AUGUST – LEARN TO KNIT 10.30-12.30pm Cast on, knit, purl & cast off. Leave as a knitter!
FRIDAY 23rd AUGUST – LEARN TO CROCHET 10.30-12.30pm
TUESDAY 27th AUGUST – CROCHET EDGINGS 10.30-12.30pm Crochet the perfect finish on blankets and much more
THURSDAY 29th AUGUST – KNITTING MITRED SQUARES 10.30-12.30pm
TUESDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER – LEARN TO CROCHET 10.30-12.30pm
WEDNESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER – HOW TO CROCHET A VIRUS SHAWL 10.30-12.30pm
WEDNESDAY 11th SEPTEMBER – KNITTING: THE MAGIC LOOP METHOD 6.00-8.00 Learn how to do circular knitting with just one circular needle!
THURSDAY 12th SEPTEMBER – LEARN TO KNIT 10.30-12.30 Cast on, knit, purl & cast off. Leave as a knitter!
MONDAY 16th SEPTEMBER – FINISHING TECHNIQUES 10.30-12.30 Pick up stitches, cast off techniques and making up for the perfect finish
FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER – AMIGURUMI FOR BEGINNERS 10.30-12.30
WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER – LEARN TO KNIT 6.00-8.00 Cast on, knit, purl & cast off. Leave as a knitter!
WEDNESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER – LEARN TO CROCHET 6.00-8.00
FRIDAY 27th SEPTEMBER – SOCK IT TO ME! 10.30-12.30 Knit socks from the toe up.
MONDAY 30th SEPTEMBER – KNITTING MITRED SQUARES 6.00-8.00
See below for required skill levels and materials for each workshop
For more information or to book
POP INTO THE SHOP, OR CALL 01525 376456
REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKSHOPS
BEGINNERS KNIT OR CROCHET
For complete beginners – never used a hook or needles before. Yarn and needles or hook are included in the price.
Not suitable for beginners – designed for experienced knitters. You will need to bring 4 knitted swatches to the workshop – in any yarn except 4ply, but preferably Aran or Chunky. All swatches to be in the same weight. For each swatch, cast on 25 stitches, and knit 3 inches of garter stitch then 3 inches of stocking stitch and all swatches to be left on a needle or a stitch holder. You will also need a spare pair of needles suitable for the yarn used.
MAGIC LOOP / TOE UP SOCKS
Not suitable for beginners. Yarn and circular needle not supplied. You will need yarn of double knit or thicker and a circular needle – minimum 60cm in length.
KNITTING: THE NEXT STEPS
An intermediate workshop, not suitable for beginners. You need to be able to competently cast on, knit and purl stitches. Yarn and needles are not supplied. Aran or Chunky is recommended with the appropriate needles.
CABLE AND BOBBLE WORKSHOP / SIMPLE FAIR ISLE / BRIOCHE KNITTING
Competent knitters with pattern reading experience.
You will need to bring yarn and needles. Instructions will be emailed in advance so ensure email address is given in advance.
INTARSIA KNITTING You must be a competent knitter. You need to bring 3 different colour yarns in the same weight, but not 4ply, and a pair of appropriate size needles. You will also need a selection of ‘bobbins’ – ask in the shop if unsure about these, or, alternitively, a number of mini balls of the chosen yarn.
CORNER TO CORNER CROCHET / GRANNY SQUARE CROCHET
These are not ‘Learn to Crochet’ classes, you will need to be able to chain and complete a UK Treble. Yarn and hooks are not supplied. You will need at least a double knit yarn and appropriate hook for your choice of yarn.
CROCHET A VIRUS SHAWL This is NOT a ‘Learn to Crochet class’ You will need to be able to complete a chain, a UK Double crochet and a UK Treble Crochet stitch. You will need a double knit yarn and a 5mm hook. Includes a written pattern and also a chart, so you may find it useful to learn how to interpret charts!
COLOUR POOL CROCHET This can only be achieved with the special Colour Pooling Yarn. Bring one ball of the yarn and a selection of crochet hook sizes. (Requirements vary according to tension between 3.75 and 6mm, according to tension! ) Need to be competent at Crochet, so is NOT suitable for beginners.
AMIGURUMI 100g of Double Knitting weight yarn and a 3mm crochet hook.
ALL YARNS AND NEEDLES USED IN THE WORKSHOPS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE SHOP TO PURCHASE PRIOR TO THE WORKSHOP IF REQUIRED.