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Knitting for Beginners (Badenoch) - Cairngorms Learning Partnership

Knitting for Beginners (Badenoch) - Cairngorms Learning Partnership

Date

21 Sep 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 28 Sep 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 5 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 12 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 19 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 26 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 2 Nov 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 9 Nov 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Course Details
Learn the basic techniques and stitches needed to complete simple knitting projects.
You can choose from two projects, learn all the techniques needed for the project, plan how you will complete the project then work through it with guidance.

Knitting techniques will include:

Different methods of Casting on & Casting off
Knit & Purl stitches
Different types of stitch patterns
Increasing & Decreasing
Gauge
Adding colours
Seaming
Abbreviations & Reading Patterns
Selecting wool

The course will include diagrams & videos – there are many different ways of knitting & this course aims to help you work out which way is best for you.

After completing technique lessons, you will begin a knitting project & will:
- Select from two specially designed pattern
- Learn how to select wool & the differences
- How much to buy & combining colours
- How to measure and size

You will be able to complete your project with supervision & tips on troubleshooting

What to bring:
- 8mm knitting needles
- Measuring tape
- Scissors
- Notebook & pen

Wool for Project - in the first sessions we will discuss what you will need for the project, how much wool & where to buy it. Cost will be approximate £10

Pre-requisites
None - This course is for complete beginners!

This is one of many courses provided by the Cairngorms Learning Partnership. For more information about our courses please visit our website https://www.clp-online.net/ or follow us on Facebook

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Price

£85 (Learning Club Discounts Apply - visit https://goo.gl/JPzKnq)