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Learn to Knit from absolute beginners



£40.00 / 2hrs

Learn to Knit :Week One

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners, you will learn how to,

  • cable cast on,
  • experiment with knit and purl stitches,
  • knit in garter stitch
  • cast off
  • increase and decrease
  • start reading a pattern
  • identify knitting equipment and Yarn information
Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.

Learn to Knit Week Two

£40.00 / 2hrs

This Workshop is a follow up from week one. You will learn how to
  • read knitting abbreviations
  • join in a new yarn/colour
  • pick up a dropped stitch
  • rib patterns
  • moss stitch/double moss stitch
  • understand a ball band
  • Fringes
Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.

Learn to Knit Week Three

£40.00 / 2hrs

At this stage you will learn,
  • picking up stitches
  • understanding cables
  • knitting a bobble
  • choosing buttons
  • making button holes
  • knitting an I-cord
  • Knitting a picot hem
  • making pompoms
Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.

Learn to Knit Week Four

£40.00 / 2hrs

At this stage you will learn,
  • texture knitting
  • stitch patterns and yarns
  • simple lace pattern 1
  • simple lace pattern 2
  • knitting and measuring a tension swatch
  • following a simple pattern
Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.

Learn to Knit Week Five

£40.00 / 2hrs

At this stage you will learn,
  • knitting cords
  • edgings
  • trinity stitch
  • simple embroidery stitches on knitwear
Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.

Learn to Knit Week Six

£40.00 / 2hrs

At this stage you will learn,
  • working with colour - Intarsia knitting
  • reading from a chart
  • knitting in the round
  • knitting with beads the easier way
Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.

Learn to Knit Week Seven Graduation week


£40.00 / 2hrs

Now that you have gained the skills to knit, understanding knitting abbreviations and read a pattern, choose a final accessory or garment you would like to knit and use some of the techniques you have learnt in project. General tips to assist you with future projects will be given. There are simple kits available in the shop which Hilda has designed and a 10% discount will be given. These are,
  • knit a corsage
  • knit fingerless gloves
  • knit a scarf
  • knit a bag
  • knit a tea cosy
  • knit a shrug
  • knit a shawl
  • knit a lace snood


NEW WORKSHOPS

Domino Knitting, £50.00/ 3hrs

This Workshop will enable you to experiment with making plain or stripped coloured squares. These Squares are ideal for stash busting and any project requiring colour variations, such as Blankets, Shawls, Cushions and Bags. You will,
  • learn domino knitting abbreviations
  • learn the knitted cast on - used in domino knitting
  • make individual squares
  • make a series of squares, by picking up stitches from the previous one.
  • make two colour stripped squares
  • alternating stocking and garter stitch squares
  • learn how to join the squares
Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.


Professional Finishing Techniques For Hand Knitting and Machine Knitting, 3 hour session, £50.00

This workshop will teach you the most commonly used techniques and improve your knitting for a professional finish, beginning with casting on. You will learn,
  • blocking or steam pressing
  • 3 needle cast off and grafting
  • button bands
  • making a neat buttonhole
  • sewing in a set in sleeve neatly
  • seaming with mattress stitch and back stitch
  • picking up stitches
  • caring for your knitted items
  • embellishments
Takes place on every third Sunday of the Month, from 10am - 1pm

Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.


Introduction to Machine Knitting


For all levels, a whole day (from 10am to 4pm) course is £100.00 materials and equipment provided, more details when you book.



Learn to Crochet £40.00/ 2hr

  • a granny square
  • a slip knot
  • slip stitch
  • trebles
  • work in round
  • changing colour
  • easier way to join in a new colour
  • tips on holding you hook and yarn
  • equipment used
  • different type of yarns used
  • an ideal way to hold the hook that is more comfortable to you
Please contact to confirm dates. To book for a place on any of the workshops/classes, phone, email or visit the shop.
Payment is required in full when booking to secure your place. The fee includes the use of equipment, materials, handouts, refreshments and a home baked cake. A 10% discount will be given on purchases made on the day of the workshop.

Maximum 4 people in a class
Please refer to booking conditions for further details.


Additional Information:

Sessions can be arranged to meet individual or group requirements, maximum 4 people in a class, with the exception of family and friends groups, for which can have up to 5 people in a class. Payments is required in full when booking to secure your place. Prices include refreshments, tea, coffee and cake. You will also be provided with handouts, materials and equipment.

All day workshops please bring your own lunch.


For more information or if you are interested in booking a workshop please contact Hilda on 07828880195, Email: info@hildaknitwear.co.uk