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Knitting for Newbies with Clare Sams



Saturday, 15 July 2023
Saturday, 15 July 2023 - 10:30am

**Summer Sale – Mix and Match Workshops – 4 for 3**

Save £20! Book 4 of our £20 workshops for the price of 3. Choose 4 sessions from one workshop, or mix and match! Simply add 4 sessions to your basket and your discount will automatically appear.

Hurry – offer ends at 5pm on 9 July!


About the workshop

Yarn artist Clare Sams introduces you to the wonders of wool using knitting and crochet.

Sessions can be taken as a course or as separate stand-alone classes.


01206 713 700
Other Info: 

15 July

10:30 – 12:30pm – Frame knitting scarves and mitts

Learn how to use a knitting frame to create tubular knits for hats and mitts.


1:30pm – 3:30pm – Knit purl for texture

Get to grips with knit and purl stitches and learn how to create stocking stitch, ribbing, and moss stitch to add texture to your knits.


4:30pm – 6:30pm –  Taking shape: knit increase and decrease

Learn how to shape your knitting by increasing and decreasing stitches ready for making garments and accessories.


5 Aug

10:30am – 12:30pm – Chunky crochet for beginners

Introduction to the world of crochet using giant hooks and needles and supersized yarn.


1:30 – 3:30pm – Crochet ‘granny’ squares

Classic crochet squares in an easy technique that can be used to make cosy cushions and blankets. 


4:30pm -6:00pm: Crochet in rows and rounds

Using simple techniques to create flat, circular and tubular crochet gives you the skills you need to accessories, toys and home decor.


Ticket prices:

Standard £20.00

Venue ( Address ): 

Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, High Street,
Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH

Firstsite , Colchester

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