This is for those of you who have never knitted or who need a reminder.
Yarn and needles provided.
This course is ideal for those of you who have done our beginners course.
Also ideal for self taught knitters who want to progress from scarves and blankets!
You will cover -
You will make a size 0 - 6 month garment following a pattern and you will cover -
Increasing and decreasing
Picking up stitches knitting a front band and button holes
Sewing, blocking and pressing
Basic cable stitch
Yarn provided. Please bring 3.25mm and 4mm needles, scissors, sewing up needle and your glasses.
5 places in each class
6 week course
Wednesday evenings, 7.00 - 8.30pm
date to be announced soon
Sewing up course for knitters
If you really hate sewing up your knitting because it doesn't look professional or neat enough. Sign up for our two session course.
Week 1 Technique
Week 2 Sewing up one of your own unfinished projects
Thursday 9th March and 16th March
6.30 - 7.45pm
Our next course on Thursday 23rd March is sold out - if you would like to do the course phone the shop and we'll let you know when the next one is planned.
Top down knittingThis allows you to knit with no seams! There are many patterns available that knit starting at the neck and work down the garment. We will look at the techniques involved in knitting jumpers and cardigans in one piece. You will never look back!
No dates yet, if you are interested please email us your details
Domino knitting with Jean Baxter
Learn this brilliantly versatile knitting technique, ideal for scarves, blankets, garments, great for using up your
left overs. We will learn using double knit yarn, please bring 4mm needles and scissors and glasses (if you use them!)
Sunday 26th February
11.00 - 2.00pm
Sock knitting with Jean Baxter
Learn how to make socks using double pointed needles.
We provide the yarn and needles and a light lunch, tea and coffee, please bring scissors and glasses (if you use them!)
Sunday 19th March
10.30 - 3.30pm
This course is aimed at those of you who have never crocheted .before or have very limited experience. You will be taught basic skills and stitches including the double crochet stitch, half treble and the treble. You will learn how to crochet in rows and rounds, how to make granny squares and flowers.
Yarn, hook and instruction booklet provided
5 places in each class
5 week course
TUESDAY evenings, 6.15 - 7.45pm
2nd May - 6th June
13th June - 11th July
The next course will run after Easter, if you want a place please email us ans we will let you know the date asap