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crochet or knitting workshops with Graeme

Graeme has quickly become one of our most popular tutors at The Sewing Shed spreading is enthusiasm for all things wooly. New for  2019 we have booked Graeme to teach Learn to Knit as well as the  successful Learn to Crochet Workshops on Saturdays.

Graeme is a qualified knitwear designer and is a regular tutor at The Knit & Stitch Shows in London and Dublin. All his workshops are  restricted to 7 students.

Learn to Crochet

A full day’s workshop learning the foundations of the ever popular art of crochet, well-known for the iconic granny square. The basis for many projects including throws (something we all remember from our childhood!) This introductory course will give you a basic understanding of the most commonly used stitches and how to change colours, enabling you to embark on a multitude of projects. After completing this workshop you will be confident in most aspects of this fun and fulfilling craft.

Come along and learn how to crochet … you’ll be hooked!

Learn to Knit

Learn how to knit with our workshop that is perfect for complete beginners! You’ll learn all the basics: how to knit, purl, put stitches on your needle (cast on), finish up (cast off), change yarn in the middle of your project, weave in your ends, and how to read the information that comes on a ball of yarn. You will then progress to basic increase and decreases, and learn how to read a basic pattern. In the session you’ll be able to knit a basic hat and go home with the skills to knit a scarf. 

about Graeme

Qualified to degree level with a Masters in  Creative Practice Graeme is an accomplished designer and experienced tutor. He came to us recommended and his calm approachable manner made crochet and knitting very easy and an accessible craft to all. To view Graeme’s work do visit gknowlesmiller.com

when and how much?

Learn to Knit:

Saturday 19th January  10am – 3pm £55

Saturday 22nd June 10am – 3pm £55

Saturday 6th July 10am – 3pm £55

Please bring a packed lunch, drinks are supplied. Materials list will be supplied on booking as personal taste varies greatly.

Learn to Crochet:

Saturday 27th April  10am – 3pm £55 including all materials

Saturday 29th June 10am – 3pm £55 including all materials

Please bring a packed lunch, drinks are supplied.

    how to book our crochet or knitting workshops

    We anticipate our knitting and crochet workshops will be very popular and as spaces are limited, so please do plan ahead to avoid disappointment.

    Please read our booking terms & conditions carefully before booking (they’re only short!). Do also check your advance diary, because any money you’ve paid us can’t be refunded if you discover you’re double-booked.

    To enquire or book for any of our crochet and knitting workshops, please call 07525 029986 or email us.