Knitting skills

If you have started to knit but would like to build on your skills our moving on sessions allow you to pick and choose the techniques most useful for you. 

There are 4 sessions in total but each is booked separately so you can build you skills and only book for the workshops that suit you. 

At the end of every session there will be the chance to ask questions on all that you have been shown.

Week 1

Casting on methods - cable and thumbBest techniques for handling needles and yarnTension squares and blockingRecovering dropped stitches 

Week 2

Pattern reading and interpretationKnitting square from a patternSimple pattern designs using Knit and Purl stitchesJoining in wool and knitting more than one colour, using bobbins 

Week 3

Patterns using a cable needleButtonholesIncreasing and decreasing stitches, how to use a pattern effectCasting off methods 

Week 4

Single, double or circular needlesPattern adaptationSewing projects together. 

All yarn is provided, you just need to bring along your favourite pair of needles, ideally 3.75. You are welcome to bring along your own yarn/projects/patterns if you wish.

These workshops are led by Julie

We need a minimum of three people to run this course.

People do cancel and we do hold waiting lists. If the date you would like is full please do contact us and we can add you to the list. 

During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.

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