If you are an absolute beginner, this is the perfect workshop for you. By the end of this 3 hour session with Susan you will have learnt all the basics of knitting and be well on your way to creating a fabulous, warm, woolly scarf. Knitting is taught right-handed in the English style. During the workshop you will learn:
- Casting on
- How to hold your needles and yarn
- Knit stitch
- Purl stitch
- Casting Off
About your Teacher: Susan, otherwise know locally as the Knitting Guru has a wealth of knitting experience which spans the decades. At the age of 5 Susan started out on her knitting journey with the love and guidance of her beloved grandmother. By the time she was 17 she had been chosen to knit for Jeff Banks and in the mid eighties many of her creations were shown on BBC's The Clothes Show. More recently Susan helps and guides many keen knitters to develop their knitting skills, offering one 2 one tuition in and around Chichester.
Class Size: Maximum class size of 8
Skills: Ideal for complete beginners
Materials: Included in the price of the workshop is one ball of Re:Treat Chunky Roving Yarn from West Yorkshire Spinners (any colour) and a pair of 6,5mm bamboo knitting needles.
Course Duration: 1 half day
The workshop is held in a bright, airy venue, four minutes walk from our Clothkits shop. We will rendezvous on day one at Clothkits to collect any supplies needed and then take the short walk to the venue. Clothkits shop is located in central Chichester, about a 10 minute walk from the train and bus station. The closest car park is The Cattle Market.