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Knitting-Beginners - TUESDAYS

KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS/IMPROVERS - TUESDAYS

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Knitting-Beginners - TUESDAYS

KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS/IMPROVERS

Category: Art & Crafts
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Course: KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS/IMPROVERS - TUESDAY

Category: Arts and Crafts

Knitting is an enjoyable and relaxing hobby in which balls of yarn can be transformed into beautiful novelty knits and garments.

Beginners and improvers are welcome to join this ‘hands on course’, where individuals will learn the basic skills for knitting as well as receive one to one support to complete challenging projects already started.

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.

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