Knitting Workshops and Knitting Classes

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In 2018 I will be running a series of one-day workshops at my home in East Sussex- see details below. I am also happy to offer private lessons to teach the basics, develop your knitting skills or to help you develop your own designs or to run workshops tailor-made for a group of friends. 

Venues where I will be teaching and having a stand  selling my yarns, patterns, books and kits in 2018

Waltham Abbey Knitting show (stand only) January 21st, The Spring Knitting and Stitching show at Olympia 1st - 4th  March , The Creative crafts show at The NEC in March , The Creative Craft show at Excel, The Autumn Knitting and Stitching show at Alexandra Palace in October, and the Knitting and Stitching show in Harrogate in November (teaching only).



 This workshop is in my home  in East Sussex and offers a fun, relaxing and interactive approach to learning or developing your knitting skills.

You will:

Learn how to chose" colours” and “designs” to give your product individuality

How to change wool colours across a row

Workout the placement of patterns

How to read charts and patterns

Gain confidence and skills to develop your own ideas

You will have an enjoyable day meeting other knitters and come away with your own unique pattern and project on the go!

DATES: Please choose

 Friday 19th January (3 remaining spaces) or Saturday 3rd February ( 5 remaining spaces)

TIME: Length of workshop: 10.30 - 4.00 ( please bring food to share for lunch)

Tea/coffee and cake will be provided

COST: £48.00 including knitknacks yarn for a project (100%) wool from a selection of colours. Other yarns will be available to purchase on the day.

 Participants will need to bring a pair of 5mm needles

 I can cater for up to 6 participants 

E-mail  or telephone 01892785035 to secure a place. 


Knitting Socks Workshop

Tuesday 6th and Tuesday 13th February 2 -4.30pm (5 remaining spaces)

Venue: Blackberry Cottage, Pell Green Wadhurst, East Sussex TN5 6EF

Cost £50.00  for both sessions and includes a pattern and merino handpainted sock yarn for a pair of socks.

E- mail theknitknacks@gmail or telephone 07961633190 to book your place

This workshop is limited to 6 people - 

To take part in this workshop you will need to knit and purl with confidence. 

This is a two-part workshop where you will learn how to knit a simple pair of socks. 

Skills learnt: Knitting on 4 needles in the round

  • knitting  a heel flap
  • turning a heel
  • Completing the toe

Materials required for the workshop

A set of 2.75mm double pointed needles 10 or 15 mm long- bamboo needles are easiest to work with.

2 additional  2.75mm double pointed needles 15mm long, preferably in a contrasting colour ( metal ones are fine). 

Full cost of the workshop will need to be paid in advance either by bacs, credit card or a cheque.

Please ring if you would like to know more or book a place