Learn to Knit



The Course: This course is made up of 3 individual lessons  You can sign up to one class if you already know other skills and techniques in the series or sign up to them all individually. To give you that extra flexibility you can even choose your days, so you can do lesson 1 and 2 on a Wednesday and lesson 3 on the Friday! 

Skill Level: This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or those looking for a refresher.  To help you choose which lessons are appropriate we've outlined each lesson below.

  • Lesson1: This class will teach you how to cast on and basic stitches such as knit and purl.
  • Lesson 2: This class will teach you how to increase and decrease and how to cast off.
  • Lesson 3: This class will teach you some basic pattern reading, abbreviations, learning rib and how to do buttonholes.  Also starting your 1st project 'a lovely heart pomander'.
Materials Included: We will supply you with some knitting needles for the class and for you to keep so you can keep knitting!  You will also be entitled to 10% off anything you buy in the shop during the class.

Your Class Tutor: Hiya my name is Jackie and my grandmother Ada taught me to knit when I was 11 and as that was over 40 years ago, knitting has basically been my hobby for most of my life. 
I have knitted everything you can imagine and my daughter had the best dressed dolls in Essex, along with every outfit you could possibly knit. Even now she picks an item from fashion magazines and says "mum can I have that".  My favourite things to knit are children's clothes, where I often adapt patterns for individuals.
I designed a child's dress collection which is "The Ada-Rose Collection" with knitted bodices and fabric skirts. These have gone all over the world i.e. New Zealand and Italy.  My other hobby is cross stitch embroidery mostly on 32 count linen and I can turn my hand to all sorts of embroidery.

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