Here at Kathy’s Knits we run regular knitting classes in our purpose built classroom, both in the evenings and at weekends.
You’ll find the details of all the knitting classes being run at Kathy’s Knits.
Please note that places are limited and are allocated on a first come basis.
To book onto any of the classes, use the button link below each class.
Learn to Crochet (4 week course)
Dates: January 16, 23 plus February 6, 13 Time: 7-9pm Venue: Kathy’s Knits shop Cost £90 per person
This series of four, two-hour classes is designed for those who are completely new to crochet as well as those returning to the craft and who want to re-familiarise themselves with the basics.
During our classes, we’ll learn all the techniques needed for you to make your own stunning mat and bowl set to proudly adorn your table or sideboard. We’ll learn the basic crochet stitches while working back and forth and then in the round, using one and multiple colours.
The cost of this course includes all materials (yarn, hook and project bag), your pattern, notes and tuition so you just need to bring yourself!
Dates: February 20, 27 plus March 5, 12, 19
Venue Kathy’s Knits shop
Cost: £95 per person
This series of five, two-hour classes is designed for those who are completely new to knitting as well as those returning to the craft and who want to re-familiarise themselves with the basics.
During our time together, we’ll cover the techniques needed to complete your own beautiful cushion – including casting-on and off, knitting and purling, reading basic patterns to change the stitch / texture of your work. Sewing-up is an all important part of the process and so we’ll learn some of the methods vital in achieving a good finish, such as blocking our fabric and using mattress stitch to seam our knitted fabric pieces together.
The cost of this course includes all materials (yarn, needles and project bag), your pattern, notes and tuition so you just need to bring yourself!
Cathy Robb (‘Kathy’) is an enthustiastic yarnie with extensive experience of all things knitting. She has completed hundreds of projects over the years. From the most simple to complex she makes good use of her formal qualification in design, texture and colour. Kathy thoroughly enjoys sharing knowledge, and her desire to help fellow knitters develop new skills is as strong today as ever.
Katherine Lymer is a knowledgeable knitter and successful workshop tutor who enjoys teaching a wide range of subjects to groups all over the country. She is an experienced teacher and, over the last few years, has done much of her work with Rowan, the internationally renowned hand knitting company.
Kathy and Katherine are both active members of Ravelry, enjoy sharing ideas and views with fellow knitters and never stop learning themsleves.
There are also other specialist tutors from time to time.