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Arm knitting workshop experience on board a narrowboat!


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A Boat Full Of Wool presents Arm knitting throw workshop experiences!

Come along for a unique evening of Arm knitting onboard a narrowboat, using just your arms, Sophie will show you how to knit your very own throw for your home! Once your finished, Sit back and relax with a hot beverage and enjoy some delicious chocolate tasting with handmade chocolates made by local chocolatier Cocoa Bens. What a special experience!

Arm knitted throws are perfect for any interior, great to snuggle under on the sofa or the perfect present for a loved one!

Perfect for complete beginners and beyond!

The workshop includes 2 Kg of soft, vegan yarn to make a throw the rough size of 24 inch wide X 67 inch long. Choose your colour of yarn upon booking from our varied colour range.

Full details will be sent out on booking including exact location but workshops are based in the West Berkshire area. Please notify me of any allergies upon booking.

Please enquire for timings but workshops are usually 7-9pm or 10-12pm

A 50% deposit will be taken on booking. Deposits are only refundable 3 days prior to the event if cancelling your space! The rest of the payment for your place can be made on the day.
Spaces are strictly limited and are in smaller groups to give you a personal experience!

I reserve the right to cancel the event 3 days prior to the event and will give a full refund.
Please note pets do live onboard so if you have an allergy let me know :)
I will do my best to moor close as I can to car parks for the best accessibility but this can't always be the case. Any questions I'm more happy to help!

To book your place, please drop me a message using the button above. Further details will be given on booking! A 50% deposit will be taken on booking. Spaces are limited and are in smaller groups to give you a personal experience!

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The workshop includes 2KG of Vegan chunky yarn to make a throw the size of 24 inch wide X 67 inch long. These blankets retail from £100+

Includes a unique craft experience onboard a narrowboat, making a gorgeous throw in your colour choice, chocolate tasting experience and hot beverages.


Sophie at A boat full of wool
Kennet and Avon canal car park - Tyle Mill
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Tutor can travel

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2 hours (10:00am to 12:00pm)

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In-person course
- - #24831

What an amazing time... a warm September evening spent with the wonderful Sophie on her boat. We’d booked a private workshop to learn how to arm knit a chunky throw. Sophie is incredibly patient and none of us could believe we’d arm knitted our gorgeous throws in just under 2 hours! We’ve learnt a skill for life (just ordered yarn to make another!). Thank you Sophie... we had the best time ever.

In-person course
- - #21903

Brilliant course with Sophie. Enjoyed every minute of it and she was very patient with us. What a lovely way to spend a Friday morning! Definitely recommend. Thanks Sophie

In-person course
- - #18611

I absolutely loved this class. We had a great time chatting and crafting and I came away with a beautiful knitted throw.
Her instructions were super easy to follow and the throw was so enjoyable to make.
Great atmosphere, great people, great evening!

In-person course
- - #18578

I came to this course with a friend as it was a really good evening. I love the blanket I made and Sophie was very good at teaching me as I had never knitted before. I love the boat it is so cute and cozy and I would love to do another course with Sophie again <3

Response from A boat full of wool:

Thank you Elodie for a lovely review!

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- - #16415

Such a fun evening. Total relaxation on board while producing a gorgeous blanket that makes you want to snuggle! Sophie is a great teacher and arm knitting is easy to pick up.

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- - #15263

I attended this course with a friend last week. It was a very relaxing evening in a beautiful setting. We had a lovely evening chatting and knitting, and under Sophie's guidance we both left with a wonderful completed throw. Highly recommended! I'd never done any knitting before and had no problems :)

In-person course
- - #14311

Attended this course earlier this year....was a lovely evening and I left with a gorgeous knitted throw thanks to the guidance of Sophie. I can highly recommend, even if you are a knitting novice like me!

Response from A boat full of wool:

Thank you Claire for your lovely review! It was great to have you onboard! I hope you enjoy your arm knitted throw!

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