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Knitting and Crochet lessons

Both of these courses are suitable for beginner or as a refresher course to those returning back to these wonderful wool crafts. You will soon be knitting or crocheting scarves, hats, baby wear, bags and loads more. Create great handmade gifts for friends and family. I can also teach crochet to left-hand.

Knitting lessons

The knitting lessons are suitable for the beginner or a returner to knitting, you will learn how to:

  • cast on and casting off
  • basic stitches - knit and purl
  • stitch types - garter, stocking, ribbing, moss, basket
  • increasing and decreasing
  • knitting a tension square
  • reading and understanding a knitting pattern
  • how to join in new yarn

You can then progress onto more intermediate or advance knitting including cables and entralac patterns.

Crochet lessons

The beginners crochet lessons takes your through the basic steps starting with:

  • slip knot and foundation chain
  • basic stitches - single crochet, double crochet, treble and slip stitch.
  • reading and understanding a crochet pattern
  • increase and decrease
  • shapes and the popular granny squares
  • tensions
  • more stitches including shells and clusters, popcorn and more.
  • how to join new yarn and adding colours

You can then progress onto more intermediate or advance work.

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