A series of three workshops introducing the gentle art of knitting, taking you from first stitches through to beginning your first project.
What You’ll Learn
All the basics plus
How to cast on and cast off
Knit and purl stitches
How to follow simple patterns
How to rescue dropped stitches and fix mistakes
Changing colour to create stripes
How to shape your knitting with increases and decreases
How to create textures like rib and basket weave
Creating eyelets and buttonholes
We’ll help you get started on your first project with confidence, helping you choose a pattern, yarn and needles. Whether you want to make hats, toys, slippers or dive right into making garments, with these skills the whole world of woolly potential will be open to you.
What you’ll need
Needles and yarn will be provided for the first three sessions. You will be given guidance on buying your own for your chosen project before the last class.
6 hour course split into two or three sessions