Finishing Techniques for Knitters: Monday 22nd November 2021 10.00am - 1.00pm

Finishing Techniques for Knitters: Monday 22nd November 2021 10.00am - 1.00pm

  • £45.00

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.


FINISHING TECHNIQUES FOR KNITTERS (some preparation required at home)

MONDAY 22nd November 2021 10.00am - 1.00pm with Janet Friel in the beautiful countryside setting of Chesterblade Hills

If sewing up fills you with dread, it's time to do something about it! Spend a few hours with Janet Friel learning some tips and tricks to make sewing up a garment more enjoyable, and to add some finesse to your finished projects.

These are a few of the things this workshop covers:

Different increases or decreases to make your garment look better
• Sewing up with mattress stitch.
How to block a garment
Choosing the right wool for the right drape
Why doing a tension swatch is important

We will provide tea/coffee, cake and plenty of encouragement.

Homework prior to the course: Two small stocking stitch swatches in your chosen DK yarn will need to be prepared. Exact details will be sent after booking.

Skills required: Confident beginner - intermediate: Able to cast-on/bind-off and knit and purl confidently. Need to be able to read patterns.

Equipment required: A ball of DK yarn and 4mm needles of your choice. Sewing up needles will be provided.

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. 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 1 week's notice. This is in order to give us a chance to fill the space. If you cancel at less than 1 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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