Workshop Schedule - hooray!

March 16, 2012

Hooray! At long last we have put together our class schedule. A few new workshops have been added - covering gauge, designing your own socks and spinning sessions.

Beginners Crochet is already full, with a waitlist started. If you're desperate to learn, let us know and we can keep you in the loop about more classes.

Here is the schedule, with short snippets on what each will cover:

Absolute Beginners Knitting
For those that have never knit a stitch before (or can’t remember how)
Wednesday 21, 28 March & 4 April
7 – 9pm
$50 for all 3 – includes yarn & needles

Merry Go Round – FILLING UP FAST!
Techniques for knitting in the round – including double pointed needles, magic loop and circulars.
Wednesday 18 April
7 – 9pm
$20 – byo needles & yarn

Getting to know lace
Are you sick of knit & purl? Learn how to make basic lace stiches and read lace patterns.
Wednesday 25 April
7 – 9pm
$20 – byo needles & yarn

Untangling Cables
Lessons in making cables easy – with and without a cable needle
Wednesday 9 May
7 – 9pm
$20 – byo needles & yarn

Cast on, cast off
Not quite sure which cast on or bind off method to use for your project? Confused by a tab cast on for a shawl pattern? Learn new methods and tips for choosing the best one.
Wednesday 16 May
7 – 9pm
$20 – byo needles & yarn

Beginner’s crochet – 2 sessions FULL
Learn the basics of crochet during the first session, moving onto tips for amigurumi in the second – you’ll be hooking in no time. Taught by the talented Sofia aka Kiwigurumi
Saturday 24 & 31 March
1pm – 3.30pm
$30 per session

DIY sock pattern
Learn how to add your own stitch design into a sock, making a cosy pair exactly how you want them.
Wednesday 30 May
7pm – 9pm
$20 – byo needles & yarn

Reading the numbers
Your gauge swatch is the key to great finished product. We’ll look at how to read your swatch and use it to adjust numbers to achieve a beautifully fitted garment.
Wednesday 6 June
7pm – 9pm
$20 – byo needles, yarn & calculator (the one on your phone is fine)

Spinning Sundays
The last Sunday of every month Tash and Matt of Wabi Sabi fibres turn their hand to spinning. This isn’t a strictly teaching time but we will help where we can.
Sunday 25 March, 29 May, 27 May, 24 June, 29 July, 26 August, 30 September, 28 October, 25 November



rachelle said:

Please put me on your crochet waiting list. I am busting to do more than circles. I’d love to be able to read patterns and do one of those wave blankets. Pleasey cheesey Tash. x

teresa walsh

teresa walsh said:

Amazing to be able to learn to knit and crochet…what a fabulous skill to share. i am going to forward your contact details to my lovely daughter.

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