Workshops

Beginners Knitting - Level 1 - Complete Beginners

Learn how to knit in this fun introductory class! Once you know the basic stitches you’ll be able to make lot’s simple projects to keep you cosy in the winter such as wrist warmers, scarfs and cowls! These quick makes are also perfect for presents too!

Places are limited to 6 people to ensure enough 1:1 time.

"A great workshop, helped me understand from the basics up. I feel more confident!"
- a pleased workshop attendee

Details

Price
£37
Running Time
6pm - 9pm
Dates & times

Further information

You will learn

  • An introduction to different types of yarn and needles
  • How to cast on and cast off
  • How to combine stitches to make garter stitch and stocking stitch
  • How to create a 2x2 rib
  • How to add in a new strand of yarn for when your ball of yarn runs out
  • How to do mattress stitch to sew sections of knitting together
  • You will work on little samples of these different techniques that you can use as reference for future projects


    Skill level

    Suitable for complete beginners or those looking for a refresher of the basic stitches

    What's included

    • Needles to borrow (or if you want to bring your own we’ll be using 9 or 10mm ones)
    • A ball of chunky yarn to practise with and make a simple project with after the workshop 
    • Info sheet to take home including a pattern for cosy wrist warmers or a simple cowl.
    • Tea/coffee and biscuits

    You will need to bring

    If you have your own 9mm or 10mm needles then please bring them along but we will have needles you can borrow for the night. 

    If you want to continue your work at home with the yarn and pattern that’s included we recommend that you buy some needles before hand or when you arrive for your workshop.

    Your tutor

    Lauren Guthrie

    Lauren has been regularly knitting for about 6 years now and always has at least one project on the go! She finds it really addictive and a great way to spend evening in front of the TV in the winter. Her favourite type of projects are cardigans with lace work but she also loves knitting with chunky yarn as it grows so quickly.

    Dates

    5 places remaining

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