This one day quick start course is designed for those with little or no experience of Knitting or perhaps you have tried at school or a long time ago but need a proper refresh session.
We begin by talking you simply and quickly through the basic technically terms, we then get the knitting needles out learning to cast on and teaching you the most basic knitting stitches and the best techniques to get the best out of your knitting.
In the morning you will hone and practise your techniques, learn about tension and how to adjust this and then make some sample squares with guided explanations throughout.
By the afternoon and after lunch you will be starting a simple project which we will start, you will be given wool, needles a pattern sheet and notes and lots of help and direction to ensure you are able to go home and finish your project.
Most people will gain progress to feel confident and if you need further help a direct link to support will be offered to you.
What you learn:
How to cast on, knit garter and purl stitch. How to create a rib, basic increase and decrease techniques plus casting-off and finishing.
What you make:
Depending on the season you will have a choice of a Scarf/Cowl scarf or a simple hat.
All materials and needles (Your project includes the needles to take home)
Cost: £65 class size 6