Knitting for Beginners (Strathspey) - Cairngorms Learning Partnership
19 Sep 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 26 Sep 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 3 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 10 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 17 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 24 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 31 Oct 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm 7 Nov 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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
Abbreviations & Reading Patterns
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
- 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
Dulnain Bridge Village Hall
None - This course is for complete beginners!
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