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Knitting 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 Mums-to-be! There has been a resurgence of interest in knitting in recent years and once you start, you'll see why... it's great fun! Knitting teachers up and down the country are introducing a new generation to the joys of this craft. Do you want to learn how to knit? Browse from our large selection of knitting courses and workshops and be introduced to patterns, yarns, needles and stitches - and to the delight of saying 'I made that'.
Beginners knitting workshop
Silver AWARD
Beginners knitting workshop
West Yorkshire - Next course on 11th September 2019
£25
On our beginners knitting course you will learn about choosing your yarn and needles, how to cast on, how to knit a stitch, how to purl a stitch and how to cast off. You will receive 2 hours of tuition from our knitting guru, Jennie, in a group of no more than 4 people, a pair of knitting needles, a ball of yarn and a how to knit book. Tea/coffee is included The cost of this is £25.00 (payable at time of booking)
Big Crochet and Big Knitting
Big Crochet and Big Knitting
Staffordshire
£25
Choose to do a half day of big knitting, a half day or big crochet, or make a day of it and do both! - Big Knitting- Knit a small rug in a couple of hours? Yes, you can, with Big Knitting. Fast, fun & definitely different. Using Big Knit Needles 400mmL, 25mm diam, + 1 kg of recycled woven wool Big Knit Yarn (your colour choice), you’ll learn to use either a plain knit stitch or a stocking stitch with a border to make your rug. As soon as...
Budget crafting breaks in rural Hertfordshire
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Budget crafting breaks in rural Hertfordshire
Bedfordshire - Next course on 2nd October 2019
£190
Crafting breaks in a country house in rural Hertfordshire. This is a workshop style weekend where you bring your own papercrafting, scrapbooking or knitting, wool/needlecraft projects with you, with no formal classes. Close to road and rail links, with 22 acres of beautiful grounds. Do you never have time to craft and need some 'me time' to relax and get some of those unfinished projects done? This break is for you.... Hosted by me, Linda, passionate crafter and owner of Memories and Photos. * Large table for each delegate, plenty...
Button making with polymer clay
Gold AWARD
Button making with polymer clay
Devon - Next course on 2nd September 2019
£60
Polymer clay is a fantastic material for making buttons. In its raw state, colours can be mixed to suit and shapes can be easily textured and moulded into a huge range of shapes and sizes. Once baked, it's machine washable and lightweight, so if you are a stitcher, carder, knitter or felter, or just enjoy learning a craft, this course is for you. Your tutor, Jo, will explain and demonstrate how to make your own molds; prepare and condition the clay; select and mix colours; shape and texture your buttons;...
Crafty Ladies at Cwmduad
Crafty Ladies at Cwmduad
Carmarthenshire
£0
Learn a wide variety of crafts, in a friendly atmosphere.
Crochet workshops - The Lemon Hound - Kent
Bronze AWARD
Crochet workshops - The Lemon Hound - Kent
Kent
£35
Have you ever wanted to learn to crochet, or maybe brush up on an old skill? You have come to the right place. My crochet workshops are designed to inspire and ignite creativity, from beginner classes through to teaching advanced students. Wherever your skills lie there will be something for you. Classes vary from teaching the complete beginner, to days teaching the art of the granny square (and there are many, many beautiful designs out there to choose from!) I also offer courses staged over a few weeks to help...
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Design and knit colourwork bunting or baubles
Highlands - Next course on 17th October 2019
£45
A workshop designing colour work motifs to fit a predetermined space, knitting stranded colour work in the round, creating and finishing steeks. Using your own sources of inspiration you will learn how to design stranded colour work motifs within a shaped template – either triangular bunting flags or spherical baubles. You will cast on and start to knit your design, modifying it if necessary. If you choose to knit bunting, creating and finishing steeks will also be covered. Some experience of knitting stranded colourwork and of knitting in the round...
Design from Nature for Hand Knitting - Two-day Course with Sasha Kagan at Sculpture by the Lakes
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Design from Nature for Hand Knitting - Two-day Course with Sasha Kagan at Sculpture by the Lakes
Dorset - Next course on 7th September 2019
£200
Taking inspiration from nature, learn how to interpret leaves and flowers into design motifs for hand knitting. After a tour of Sculpture by the Lakes you will graph out your design and then use Sasha’s intarsia technique to knit a swatch. This will then be developed using applications such as repeats, half drops, alternative colour ways and use of alternative yarns and textures. Expand your knowledge and understanding of hand knit design and processes for future independent projects. Sasha Kagan is a tutor with 40 years experience in design for...
Domestic machine knitting and garment skills - Nottingham Trent University
Bronze AWARD
Domestic machine knitting and garment skills - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire
£540
The aim of this course is to encourage you to think creatively about using a domestic knitting machine and to show you how to exploit the equipment to create new, innovative garments. Many people rely on working from other people’s knitting patterns, as they do not have the skills to write their own patterns. This can mean you feel compelled to buy expensive new yarn rather than being able to use up the mountain of yarn you have hidden in the cupboard! This course will furnish you with a range...
Domestic machine knitting for beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Domestic machine knitting for beginners - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£240
This course offers intensive instruction on domestic knitting machines. It’ll introduce you to thinking creatively about using a machine at home or at work, and how to exploit the equipment to produce a range of samples. The course will focus on producing work with a contemporary perspective. It’s ideal for people just starting out or in a need of a refresher. You might be returning to machine knitting after a break, or a student/graduate looking to add machine knitting to your CV and portfolio. Anyone who is interested in textiles...

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