This regular sessions are for competent beginners or intermediate knitters in which you will develop and enhance your skills.
You can attend the sessions in isolation or you can block book.In each of these sessions you will learn a new stitch and make a square which can be put together into a blanket which can be your own choice of size.
You may wish to add to the sessions or only complete a selection of them.
Sessions run on a regular slot throughout the year.
Blocks currenlt listed are;
1 Lizard Lattice Simple Knit and Purl stitch pattern used in Fisherman’s Gurnsey’s. - October 2018
2 Loop stitch This pattern uses a slip stitch and yarn forward - November 2018
3 Knot Stitch Stitches knitted together and increase stitch to create raised effect. December 2018
4 Smocking Use of cable needle to achieve a Smocking pattern. - january 2019
5 Triangle Non Stitch Lace and moss stitches used to create pattern. February 2019
6 Snow Shoe Making stitches and then dropping them. March 2019
7 Fuchsia Introducing lace Stitches.- April 2019
8 Bow Knot Use of slip stitch and Yarn Forward to create pattern. - May 2019
9 Large Cable Use of Cable needle to create Large Cable on Rev. Stocking stitch. - June 2019
10 Corona Using lace and gathering methods.- July 2019
11 Tulip Lace stitch using increase and decrease technique. - August 2019
12 Cam Cable and Drunken Sailor Intricate Pattern used on Aran Knits. September 2019
We will complete the blanket by edging in Blackberry stitch and learn how to turn corners for a neater finish.
Please bring yarn of your choice and the corresponding needles as advised on the yarn label. We recommend DK yarn and 3.5mm needles or Aran and 4mm needles. You should purchase 5 x 100g balls if you wish to complete a 12 square blanket.
These sessions are led by Julie.
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.