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Knitting for beginners and returners

Knitting for beginners and returners

About the Course

Do you want to learn to knit, or did you learn when you were little and want to get back into it?
Then this class is for you!

An introduction to the relaxing world of knitting which is suitable for complete beginners or those who have dabbled in the past but need refreshing in the basic skills.
During this three hour workshop Nicky will teach you how to cast on, cast off, knit and purl. You will also be introduced to basic knitting terminology, including yarn types and needle sizes.
You will be given two balls of yarn and a pair of 4mm needles to use and take home with you so you can carry on developing your skills.

About your tutor
Nicky Barfoot is an artist, designer and tutor based on the South Coast of England.
Brought up in a creative household, knitting and stitching have always been her passions. Nicky’s designs have won a number of accolades including second place in the Rowan International Design Competition, and both Silver and Gold in consecutive years of the UK Knitted Textile Awards. Her work has been featured in national knitting magazines and she has exhibited at the Knitting and Stitching Shows.
Nicky has a Foundation Degree in Stitched Textiles from Winchester University and a City and Guilds in Hand Knit Design. Her accessible patterns are designed to delight makers of all levels through the use of simple techniques to maximum effect.

Through her teaching, Nicky aims to share the enjoyment, relaxation and well being associated with the process of making something, with love, slowly, by hand.
Please reserve your place online via our website or pop into store.

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 course is £40.00 and includes all tuition and refreshments plus two balls of wool and a pair of knitting needles for you to keep.


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