Galway Community College
Further Education

Knitting-Beginners - TUESDAYS

Knitting-Beginners - TUESDAYS



Knitting-Beginners - TUESDAYS

Category: Art & Crafts


Category: Arts and Crafts

This course is designed for individuals who have little to no experience of knitting. Over this 10 week “hands on” course individuals will learn the basic techniques that will provide them with the basic skills to transform balls of yarn into beautiful novelty knits and garments.

Week 1-5: Individuals will learn how to cast on, do the knit and purl stitches and cast/bind

off. These techniques will provide individuals with a basic foundation for

all future knitting projects

Week 6: Individuals will learn how to follow a knitting pattern.

Week7: Individuals will learn the importance of Tension / Gauge in a knitting project.

Week 8: Individuals will create knitted swatches which will provide them with opportunities

to practice various stitches. E.g., Moss/seed stitch, Diamond stitch, Basketweave.

Week9-10 Individuals will be able to choose their own knitting project and work on it in

the classroom with the support of the tutor.

Projects: Hat and scarf, tea cosy, place mats and individual projects.

Materials A pair of 4mm needles

1x 100gram ball of Tivoli DK wool.

As individuals build up their knitting skills, they will be required to purchase other

pieces of equipment to complete knitting projects.

Fee: €150
Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: 2024-09-17
Start/End Time: 19:00 - 21:30
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