Knitting and Crochet workshops…

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Knitting and Crochet workshops…

**NEW** ‘Kids Learn to Knit’ and‘Kids Learn to Crochet’ starter courses. Held at Hive Beach Head Quarters, West Bay these taster sessions aim to introduce youngsters to the fun and creativity of knitting and crochet. Scheduled  from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 1st June and Saturday 20th June for knitting and crochet respectively, these courses run by a qualified tutor are aimed for children aged 8 and upwards and are definitely not just for girls! Included in the price of £25 are all materials and lunch. Go on…unleash your children’s creative side!



‘Learn to knit’, Sunday 28th April and Sunday 1st September 2013, 10am-4pm. This course is for the complete beginner and will help you discover the beauty of creating something. Learn how to cast on, cast off, increase and decrease stitches, interpret a pattern and begin a project. We look at the different types of yarn, weights of wool and which needles to use. All good fun!

‘Knitting Techniques’, Sunday 21st July 2013, 10am-4pm.If you want to progress with your knitting then this course is for you. The day includes learning how to sew up a garment, pick up stitches, make a bobble, do a cable stitch, the art of intarsia and anything else you need guidance with.

Knitting techniques with beautiful yarn...

Knitting techniques with beautiful yarn…

‘Sock Making’, Sunday 11th August 2013, 10am-4pm. Learn to create a beautiful pair of socks handmade with fun yarn! Master working with four needles, turn a heel and discover kitcheners stitch to complete the toe. WARNING sock making is addictive!



‘Learn to Crochet’, Sunday 5th May and Sunday 14th July 2013, 10am-4pm. This workshop is for the novice, the beginner, the wannabee crocheter! A very vintage hobby and very much ‘in vogue’. Learn how to create a chain, slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet, treble and more… We guarantee you will be ‘hooked’ after the course

‘Crochet Blocks and Borders’, Sunday 9th June, 10am-4pm. Take your crochet skills a little bit further. This workshop is for those of you who want to progress on from the basics…learn the art of creating squares and rounds and more…! effective

crochet…so effective



Please call the shop on 01308 455669, email us at or drop by for further details on all of our workshops and to book your place.

Full day workshops cost £50 and are inclusive of everything…written material to support practical tuition, yarn, needles or hooks, refreshments and lunch too! Hosted by qualified tutors, courses are held in our lovely premises where you will be surrounded by beautiful colours and textures. A feast for the eye! To ensure a quality learning experience numbers are limited…so hurry!