Knitting Course for Beginners | Sydney Short Courses

Knitting Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn to be crafty with our handcraft short courses in Sydney!

Learn this ancient craft, and discover the exciting range of possibilities available to the modern knitter. Once you have learned the basics, it is possible to create beautiful and practical wearables and homewares for yourself, your family and friends.

You will learn the basics of knitting techniques and work on a particular project of your choosing. Your progress in a project will be discussed at the start of a teaching session. Demonstrations of stitches and techniques will be given throughout the course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this knitting course, you should be able to:

  • knit, purl, cast on and off, simple increase and decrease
  • learn to read simple patterns
  • apply techniques learnt to create or begin a simple knitting project

What will be covered in this knitting course?

  • Learn basic knitting stitches.
  • Learn about different yarns and their uses.
  • Discuss online resources.
  • Learn how to change to a new ball of yarn.
  • Learn how to read a simple pattern.
  • Understanding the importance of tension.
  • Discuss basic finishing techniques.
  • Using learnt skills, begin or create a simple project. Suitable projects will be discussed in class.

Who is this knitting course for?

  • Anyone interested in wanting to learn to knit 
  • Sewing and fashion enthusiasts
  • Enthusiasts of handcrafts

What to bring to class

  • One pair of 4 mm needles 25 to 30 cm long
  • One ball of 8 ply yarn (preferably a mid to light colour)
  • In the first week, you and your tutor will discuss possible projects and materials required
  • Pen and paper for taking notes
  • Please wear closed-in shoes

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

If driving, there is no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Stree

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