Spring Knitting 101

Course summary

Knitting is not just for winter, it’s a great skill to practice all year round. Suitable for complete beginner and those who have had a go and need some tips and encouragement.

Learn about techniques and alternative fibres you can use to make knits to wear in all seasons.

Keep your hands busy and focus your mind while learning with others.

What you will learn

  • 3 kinds of cast on / casting off
  • knit and purl stitch
  • using ‘vegan ‘ plant fibres compared with wool yarn
  • reading a simple pattern

What you will get

  • a pair of bamboo needles
  • yarn / fibre to practice with
  • pattern / glossary sheet
  • stitch markers

What you need to bring

  • a pair of scissors
  • a cloth bag to take your work home safely

About the tutor

Clare (@my.heart.is.upcycled on Instagram) has been making and mending clothing since the 90s. She is an avid knitter after rediscovering it during 2020, taking to it like a duck to water (or maybe like a lamb to a paddock?). She has an enthusiastic, well rounded and playful teaching style and a 100% success rate so far in teaching others to start knitting or knit better with old-school skill sharing in person.

Course cost

COST: $55.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

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