Knitting Courses

  • Beginner Plus knitting

    • 5 weeks
    • Tuesday 27th February
    • 6.30-8pm
    • £90.00

    For those who know how to cast on and off, knit and purl. This is the perfect opportunity to consolidate your skills and learn new ones. During the 5 week course, you will make a baby cardigan – learning how to read a pattern, rib, stocking stitch, shape, pick up stitches, make buttonholes, block and sew up. Of course all these skills can then be scaled up to make an adult garment.

    Homework will be required.

    You will need to bring 250g of aran weight yarn,  4mm and 5mm 80cm circular needles. All available to purchase at Nest.

  • Children Beginners Knitting

    • 5 sessions
    • Monday 16th April
    • 5.30 - 6.15 pm
    • £45.00

    Price includes a set of needles and ball of yarn

    We will cover all the knitting basics The course will include:

    • the very beginning – how to hold your needles and make a slip knot
    • casting on and off
    • knit and purl
    • garter stitch, stocking stitch, stripes etc.
    • increasing and decreasing
    • reading a pattern

‘Completely demystified knitting and helped me to understand how I could take the skills and transfer them to do other things.’

‘Fab teacher - very patient and makes everything clear and easy no matter your level of experience.’

‘The group size (ie small) helped hugely in how quickly we all learnt. I enjoyed the patterns, the atmosphere, the progression and I thought the teacher was excellent!’