Knitting Course for Beginners

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Learn to be crafty with our handcraft 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 course, you will:

  • Knit, purl, casting on and off, simple increase and decrease.
  • Learn to read simple patterns.
  • Apply techniques learnt to create or begin a simple knitting project.

Agenda

In this Knitting for Beginners Class, the broad topics outlined below will be covered, but not necessarily in the exact order.

  • 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 importance of tension.
  • Discuss basic finishing techniques.
  • Using learnt skills, begin or create a simple project. Participants will have the option of knitting either a simple scarf, or a beanie.

Important information

Please bring the following to the first class:

  • One pair of 4 mm needles 25 – 30 cm long
  • One ball of 8 ply yarn (preferably a mid to light colour)
  • Pen and paper for taking notes
  • In the first week we will discuss possible projects and materials required

Additional Information

Please wear closed-in shoes.

Classes

Knitting Course for Beginners

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$159 Limited inc GST / $127.20 / $143.10

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Sally’s amazing knowledge of and passion for her craft

  • said: Great course, I was a total beginner and learnt the basics of knitting at a really nice pace. Would definitely recommend it.

  • said: The tutor (Sally) was excellent in her knowledge and experience of knitting, and sharing practical information to help beginner knitters. The way she structured the classes really helped me feel comfortable and more confident with knitting.

  • said: I loved this course. The tutor has so much enthusiasm and really loves her craft. I would really love the class to be longer and to have a follow up class on tips and tricks and further skills!!!

  • said: The teacher was very attentive and knowledgeable. It was an enjoyable class to attend. Please create intermediate knitting class

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