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Knitting courses

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'.

£35
Kent
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...
£200
Dorset - Next course on 7th September 2019
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...
£540
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th August 2019
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...
£230
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th July 2019
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...
£540
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 29th July 2019
This course introduces a variety of methods to help you produce unique fabrics that display a range of properties whilst exploring the use of colour, textured structures and stitch manipulation. It’s ideal for students and practitioners who have a basic understanding of machine knitting and who wish to develop their textile design skills or experimental skills as part of a textile art practice. This course uses Dubied handflat double-bed knitting machines, which can create a...
£95
Ceredigion - Next course on 22nd April 2019
With expert tuition from Helena you will learn how to hand-knit a gorgeous Fairisle cushion cover using Cambrian Wool. Begin knitting a Fairisle cushion cover which you will be able to complete at home. This course offers knitters an opportunity to learn about the technique of Fairisle knitting, and develop an understanding of how colours work together. This will be done by starting to knit the cushion cover shown in the photographs. It is knitted...
£40
Wiltshire
Tunisian Crochet is an intriguing combination of knitting and crochet, which is a fun alternative to both, and easy to pick up. Join this afternoon workshop to learn the basic technique and begin a straightforward project - either a cosy cowl or a cushion cover in one of two stitch patterns. Suitable for complete beginners, although some previous knowledge of knitting or crochet would probably help. A £10 deposit is required to secure your place,...
£120
London - Next course on 13th April 2019
De-mystifying this ancient and intriguing technique we will make a Bracelet with Pearlescent beads inside, finished off professionally with a lobster clasp. Some of you may remember French Knitting as a child, using a cotton reel with nails and rainbow wool perhaps? With over 10 years of teaching and perfecting these specialist wire techniques I will give you tips and tricks that you won’t find in any books. You will need good hand-skills and patience...
£250
Greater London - Next course on 2nd May 2019
Discover a variety of basic and more advanced hand knitting and crochet techniques, as well as advice on knitting garments, accessories and shapes. This is a practical class in producing colourful, lively and original work in a variety of techniques. Students are initially encouraged to produce a sample pack to log all techniques covered in class. From this, students progress to personal projects with tutor guidance and support. The course provides group demonstrations and one...
£120
London - Next course on 30th March 2019
If you are a Beader, a Knitter, an Embroiderer, a Weaver or just plain nutty for everything textile, here is a class for you. With over 10 years of teaching these specialist wire techniques Teri will give you tips and tricks that you won’t find in any books. When most experienced knitters try knitting with wire for the first time, they give up in frustration, dissatisfied with the results. What they really need to learn...