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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'.

Knitting, crocheting, hand stitching, needlepoint, looming, embroidery, painting, beading, spinning, colouring, sewing... or whatever project you'd like to bring to work on, or come to learn to knit or crochet! Our group is an eclectic group of ladies who are very relaxed and welcoming. Come and enjoy tea, coffee or cold drinks. Feel free to bring a snack along. All ladies welcome, and girls ages 10 and up Any questions?? Feel free to ask!
Our knitting workshops in Kent are proven success stories. We run taster days, a 1-day catch up (ideal for those who haven’t knitted in a while, or those wishing to improve their skills), our full on 2-day Learn to Knit workshop, and improver days for those wishing to increase their skill set. Choose between a one to one lesson, or bring a friend and receive £20 off. **NB. We ALWAYS reply to your enquiries, so...
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to knit, now’s your chance. This is a workshop for beginners and we’ll be starting with the basics and working at your speed, so you will never be left behind. You will learn how to cast on, knit and purl stitches, plus basic increases and decreases. You’ll make a garter stitch pot-holder and have a pattern to take home so you can make another. Come on your own,...
The tutor will be Jane Taylor who has been teaching machine knitting for 18 years at art colleges in Bristol and currently Nottingham. There are a range of workshops available, with a maximum of 3 students per class, so Jane can give you lots of help if required. A group booking discount is available for 1 day courses, and can be arranged for a mutually convenient time.
Greater London
During this beginners Machine knitting workshop series we are going to work with punch card system of the machine. We are also going to create a creative technical file that you can later continue to build on. The topics that will be covered during the workshops are: Setting up the machine Creating a technical file: here you will learn how to make a hem, Picot hem, increase and decrease, welts, shaping v neckline, shaping round...
We’re very excited to announce that we have a brand new class for the summer holiday. Our Parent and Child workshop gives you the opportunity to bring your child along to the shop for this 2 hour stand alone beginners knitting course. We would ask for over 10 year olds only please as we have to limit the workshops to 3 pairs. This workshop is perfect for complete beginners or anyone needing a bit of...
Come and learn how to dye yarns, fleece and silk fibres beautiful vibrant colours, using synthetic dyes. You will be able to try a variety of techniques, each giving a different effect. They are lovely for knitting, weaving, crochet, embroidery etc. It's quick, easy and fun. You will learn about the wide variety of synthetic dyes which are available today so you'll have a better understanding about which ones are appropriate for various fibres. As...
Shropshire - Next course on 18th July 2019
This is probably our most requested workshop. Set aside two hours to learn and practise the techniques which make finishing a project a pleasure not a pain! Learn simple seaming methods and how to securely weave in ends. All materials provided.
Devon - Next course on 30th June 2019
On this workshop you will learn how to make 2 decorative pins using polymer clay. The pins make gorgeous and unusual gifts with which to fasten a woolly wrap, decorate a knitted hat or scarf, or embellish a chunky knit. Polymer clay is an ideal material with which to make a decorative pin as it is lightweight and therefore won't pull the garment out of shape. It can also be moulded, shaped, textured and blended...
This 6 hr sock knitting workshop, spread over 3 sessions of 2 hours will break the sock making progress into simple stages, with a little homework in between each session. It is suitable for any who is able to knit and purl. Everything you need to complete a pair of socks is included in the price; choice of sock yarn colours will be available to choose from on the day. During the day course of...