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May, 2017
14 Sun 2pm - 3:30pm Knitting for Beginners - Basic Knitting in the Round -
11 Sun 10:30am - 1pm Learn to Crochet - Beginner
    2pm - 4:30pm Professional Finishing Techniques for your Handknits
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Knitting for Beginners - Basic Knitting in the Round -

Sunday, 14 May 2017 2pm - 3:30pm

  • 4 spaces available.

NEW CLASS: Two Sessions: Sunday 14th May, and Sunday 21st May 2017 - 2.00pm - 3.30pm

This class is aimed at beginners or refreshers, who wish to learn how to knit with circular needles or DPNs. Your project will be a simple hat.

You will be following a pattern, and you will learn to cast-on stitches, join in the round and practice the knit stitch. You will also learn to decrease stitches while following a pattern.

The maximum number of students will be 4 and this class is perfect for those who have not knitted for a long time and would like to get back into knitting.

The booking fee does not cover materials, you will need to bring: 1 x 100g of Aran weight 100% wool 1 x 6mm /40cm circular needles 1 x 6mm DPNs Stitch markers.

Supplies are available to buy in the shop and you will get 10% discount on the day.

About your tutor:

Vala Dóra Jónsdóttir is Icelandic born but has made Edinburgh her home for the past 15 years. She came to Edinburgh originally to study photography and is one half of the design team The Lindström Effect.

Vala is an experienced tutor and has been teaching knitting and crochet to beginners for the last 6 years in local yarn shops throughout Edinburgh. She has also designed and sold her own knitted products in various design shops in the city.