Knitting Workshops and Knitting Classes


     Ideas For KNitting Fair Isle   

In 2019 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. 

EVENTS 2019

Spring Knitting and Stitching Show Olympia: 28th February - 3rd March (Teaching only)

ICHF Creative Craft Show - NEC Birmingham - Stand and workshops 14th -17th March

Craft 4 Crafters - Stand and workshops 11th -13th April

Creative Events Show Detling- Stand and workshops 18th -19th May

Festiwool Watford- Stand and workshops 25th -26th May

ICHF Creative Craft Show  NEC Birmingham- Stand and woirkshops  28th -30th June

Southern Wool Show Newbury 31st August -1st September

Handmade Fair Hampton Court- Stand and workshops 13th -15th September

CRAFT 4 CRAFTERS  11th - 13th APRIL

CREATIVE FAIR ISLE KNITTING WORKSHOP                            

This workshop is suitable for people who can cast on and off and knit and purl

Length: 1 hour

Cost £12.00

Maximum class size 8

Pre booking is advisable

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

 

WORKSHOPS AT BLACKBERRY COTTAGE East Sussex 2019

 

 

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.

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!

DATE: 8th June

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

Tea/coffee and cake will be provided

COST: £54.00 including all yarn for practising skills and 5 balls of Shetland yarn to design your own project . Other yarns will be available to purchase on the day.

 Participants will need to bring knitting needles of various sizes.

I can cater for up to 6 participants 

E-mail theknitknacks@gmail.com  or telephone 01892785035 to secure a place. 

8th June......2 spaces available

 

Knitting Socks Workshop

Saturday 12th January 2019

10.30 -4.00pm (Full)

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

Cost £52.00  and  includes a pattern and Manos Del Uruguay merino handpainted sock yarn for a pair of socks.

E- mail theknitknacks@gmail or telephone 01892785035 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. 

In this workshop 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