Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Making & Mending Workshop
A course of three 2 hour workshops designed to help you learn all the basics so that you can go on to tackle your own projects with confidence.
Based on a simple square of knitting, we will make this cute bunny. It is very simple to make but will cover all the basics. And you end up with a lovely gift for a small person, or a cute pin cushion for yourself.
This session will cover: Casting on, Casting off, Knit stitch, Purl stitch, Combining Knit and purl to create a texture pattern, sewing up your project. If you have time, you will add a face and pompom tail to your bunny.
I will provide tea, coffee, biscuits and the wool and stuffing to make your bunny
Building on your new skills, this week we will make a cosy mug wrap.
This session will cover: Purl stitch, Ribbing, Button holes and Shaping.
I will provide tea, coffee, biscuits and the wool and materials you need to make one mug wrap.
Having mastered the basics, we will make a lovely leaf shaped coaster. If you go on to make more from this pattern, they look lovely joined together as a garland. As well as practising your new skills, this session will cover: Increasing, Decreasing and following a pattern.
I will provide tea, coffee, biscuits and the wool to make one or two leaves.
Each week, you will need a pair of 4mm knitting needles, ideally metal and 25cm long. (You can use plastic or longer ones, but I think short metal needles are easier to manage). If you don’t have any, I will have some available to buy on the day (£2.60 per pair).
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