The Beginners guide to everything you need to know to start Knitting


A series of two 3 hour workshops introducing the gentle art of knitting, taking you from first stitches through to beginning your first project.

What You'll Learn
Session 1
How to cast on and cast off
Knit and purl stitches and how to combine the two to create different stitch patterns
How to rescue dropped stitches and fix mistakes
Plenty of time to practice your new skills
At the end of the session, we will guide you through choosing a pattern and matching yarn and needles for your first project.

Session 2
How to begin your chosen project
Address any problems or questions that have arisen since the previous session.
How to shape your knitting through simple increases and decreases.
Support as you work on your chosen project and begin to incorporate any relevant stitch patterns.
Further advice on suitable patterns to continue and advance your knitting

What we will provide
Needles and yarn needed for the first sessions. (If you would like to continue to practice at home during the workshops you may wish to bring your own yarn, we recommend Super Chunky weight which will suit the needle size we provide.

We will then offer full guidance to enable you to buy the yarn you will need to bring to the second session, in order to start your first project.