Knitting Workshops and Knitting Classes
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 in March (workshops only), 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).
WORKSHOPS AT BLACKBERRY COTTAGE 2018
CREATIVE FAIR ISLE KNITTING WORKSHOP
This workshop is in my home in East Sussex and offers a fun, relaxing and interactive approach to learning or developing your knitting skills.
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
Saturday 6th January/ Friday 19th January or Saturday 3rd February
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01892785035 to secure a place.
Knitting Socks Workshop
Tuesday 6th and Tuesday 13th February 2 -4.30pm
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