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150 knitting, crochet & macrame workshops found

Find knitting, crochet and macrame courses, classes, groups and workshops taught all across the UK. Socks, jumpers, scarves and hats, you'll be the envy of your friends and in high demand from parents-to-be! There has been a resurgence of interest in knitting, crochet & macrame in recent years and once you start, you'll see why... it's great fun! Talented tutors up and down the country are introducing a new generation to the joys of this craft. Do you want to learn how to knit, to macrame or to crochet? Browse from our large selection of courses and workshops and be introduced to patterns, yarns, needles and stitches - and to the delight of saying 'I made that'.
Beginners knitting in Hertfordshire - 10 week course
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Beginners knitting in Hertfordshire - 10 week course
Hertfordshire - Next course on 9th October 2019
£35
This 10-week knitting course is for complete or near beginners. The focus will be on gaining a thorough grounding in knitting techniques so that you can go on to enjoy this craft independently after the course has finished. You'll learn how to hold your needles and yarn; cast on; control your yarn tension and create the key stitches needed to get you going and progress. Your tutor, Philippa Gregory, is very patient and friendly and a really talented knitter herself. As well as being a qualified tutor, she is the...
Basic to Advanced, Knitting and Crochet Workshops, Leeds
Platinum AWARD
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Basic to Advanced, Knitting and Crochet Workshops, Leeds
West Yorkshire
£15
Knitting or Crochet Workshops are arranged to suit your ability and availability, where you can learn basic knitting or crochet techniques at your own pace. Find out how to knit or crochet blankets, scarves, shawls, purses, iphone covers, flowers, etc. Learn different stitches and how to follow patterns in both knitting and crochet. Complete beginners to the more experienced knitter/crocheter welcome. Join us for one workshop or as many as you wish. Workshops are for any two hour session between 10.30 and 4pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Can...
Macrame pot hanger workshop
Platinum AWARD
(16)
Macrame pot hanger workshop
Hampshire - Next course on 2nd October 2019
£30
Create a beautiful intricate macrame pot hanger on handmade recycled copper stands. Learn how to do half hitch, flat knots, half knots and other various techniques. Embellish with wooden beads and different textured cotton string to make your piece unique. Meet the tutor Alice Hume is a textile artist who graduated from Winchester School of Art with a degree in Textile design: woven textiles. She also had the opportunity to study woven design at the Swedish School of Textiles in Boras, Sweden in 2012. Her Native Beards Woven Collection has...
Introducing Macrame Knots and Intricate Designs
Gold AWARD
(17)
Introducing Macrame Knots and Intricate Designs
Norfolk
£35
This Macramé workshop will introduce you to the versatility and fascination of this ancient craft of knotting cords into intricate designs - using one's fingers. For complete beginners or for those wishing to refresh their knowledge and skill, it can be tailored to your own project interests or previous experience. I provide tuition in a relaxed, informal setting at times and dates to best suit you. Numbers are limited to ensure maximum attention. For 2-3 persons the workshop is £35 per person or £45 for individual tuition. Making a small...
Beginners crochet workshop
Silver AWARD
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Beginners crochet workshop
West Yorkshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£25
On our beginners crochet workshop you will learn about choosing your yarn and hook, how to make a foundation chain, how to do a double crochet and how to do a treble crochet. You will receive 3 hours of tuition in a group of no more than 5 people, a learn to crochet book, 1 ball of Ricorumi crochet cotton and a hook. The course will be tutored by Jennie who runs our shop. She has been crocheting for over 7 years and is our resident crocheting guru. She is...
Machine knitting for beginners
Silver AWARD
(7)
Machine knitting for beginners
South Yorkshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£70
Learn to machine knit and make your own scarf! This one day workshop will introduce you to the basics of machine knitting, perfect for the absolute beginner. We will go through how the machine works, casting on and off as well as some simple but effective decorative techniques such as stripes, lace holes and ladders. In the afternoon we will move on to using the punch-card to make 2 colour patterned knits, and you will have the opportunity to knit a scarf using any yarns you like from the wide...
Macrame class - beaded bracelets
Platinum AWARD
(19)
Macrame class - beaded bracelets
West Sussex - Next course on 4th October 2019
£16
Macrame is a very satisfying and versatile hobby, and this class is a great introduction to the craft. You'll learn the basic skills you need to create sennits, or chains of knots, and add semi-precious stone beads to create your own unique macrame jewellery, while enjoying a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and a cup of tea (and biscuits, of course!). Take home your own beautiful bracelet and a desire to make more! Suitable for complete beginners, you will be guided through every step by Wendy, owner of The Little Craftery,...
Beginners crochet course - in Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Gold AWARD
(17)
Beginners crochet course - in Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Wiltshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£30
Try a new skill (or get reminded how to do it!) Easy to learn craft. This beginners course will see you learning the basic stitches - chain, double crochet, treble crochet. You will be able to master these stitches before you leave and have something to show for your efforts! You will be started off on a project that you can finish off at home. You are also welcome to bring a project with you that I can help you start.
Can't crochet, won't crochet?
Gold AWARD
(13)
Can't crochet, won't crochet?
Somerset - Next course on 21st September 2019
£30
Come and have fun whilst learning a new skill! It's easy peasy! Learn the basic skills with examples to follow from. Then go on to learn how to crochet two simple flowers. Following on we try a mini 'granny square.' Then progress to a larger square with change of colours. Minimum 2 people, maximum 4. New dates now announced, if none suit, no problem (I am very adaptable!). Please contact me and I will see what I can do. Deposit required.
Circular sock knitting machine 'Sock School'
Gold AWARD
(13)
Circular sock knitting machine 'Sock School'
Gloucestershire - Next course on 2nd February 2020
£90
This is a fantastic opportunity to use a vintage sock knitting machine and make a lovely pair of socks! All of the materials are included and so is a delicious lunch. During the day you will also learn a little about the history of circular sock knitting machines. There are just 6 places per course which takes place at Stonehouse Community Centre in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. The course is delivered by a teacher and sock knitter with lots of experience. Individual tuition can also be available, please contact me with your...

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