BEGINNERS KNITTING - NEXT STEPS: Purl Stitch and Beyond / Super Chunky Wool Hat 10.00am-1.00pm 28th January 2022

  • £50.00

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NEW VENUE: Our new dedicated teaching space is located at Chesterblade Hills, set in the beautiful Somerset countryside in the hamlet of Chesterblade. For more details about our new teaching space see here. Exact directions will be sent after booking.


BEGINNERS KNITTING NEXT STEPS: Purl Stitch and Beyond (materials included)

28th January 2022 - 10.00am-1.00pm with Nicky Jerrome in the beautiful countryside setting of Chesterblade Hills

You've mastered the basics of knitting - cast on, knit stitch and cast off - and now you're wondering what next. Come and spend a few hours with Nicky mastering the purl stitch, some simple increases and decreases so you can start to shape your knitting and learn how to seam your work using mattress stitch. Everything you need is included on the day including needles, yarn and a pattern to make a simple hat which can be completed at home.

We will start off making sample pieces so you can try out the new techniques. Once you are feeling confident, we will move on to your first hat pattern.

The simple super chunky hat is knit flat and then seamed at the end using gorgeous Erika Knight Maxi Wool, 100% British Wool. If you did the first beginner's knitting course with us and made the scarf, you can now have a coordinating hat!

We'll be covering:

Knitted Cast On
Cable Cast On
Purl Stitch
Stocking Stitch
Mattress Stitch

By the end of the session you'll have all the skills you need to make your own hat at home. You can choose which colour wool you'd like to take and I'll wind it into a ball ready for you to get started 

Tea, coffee, cake/biscuits and plenty of encouragement are also provided.

Skills required: Near beginner: You need to be confident with cast on, cast off and the basic knit stitch. We have a separate beginners class to learn these skills.

Materials Included: KnitPro "Basix Birch" 8mm and 10mm needles, yarn for sampling and one 100g ball of Erika Knight Maxi Wool Super Chunky 100% British Wool with Erika Knight hat pattern are included on the day for you to take home and finish your hat.

Homework prior to the course: None

Next Step: After this course you may want to expand your knitting horizons with other techniques. Our other courses can be seen here

A few T's & C's:

Please note that we need a minimum of 2 attendees in order to run the course. 

Covid: Please do a lateral flow test up to 24 hours before the course is due to start and do not attend if you, or anyone you live with, have a positive test, a temperature or any symptoms. In accordance with current guidelines, please wear a face mask (if you are exempt, please let us know beforehand). If you are unable to attend due to Covid, please let us know and we will do our very best to transfer you to a future course date.

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations with less than 2 week's notice. This is in order to give us a chance to fill the space. If you cancel at less than 2 week's notice and we are able to fill your space, we can offer you a transfer to the next available course date.

In the unlikely event that we need to cancel a course due to illness or such like, we will inform you at the earliest opportunity and either refund you or transfer you to the next available course date, depending on your preference.

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