Workshops

I teach a range of workshops throughout the UK and have vast teaching experience. Clients include The Country Living Fair, WI Centennial Fair, The Creative Sanctuary, Rowan Yarns, The Yarn Dispensary and many more. I teach all levels of knitting and crochet including seasonal classes, custom classes available on request. If you would like me to teach in your shop or at your local yarn festival, please get in touch for full class list.

Email: info@moochka.co.uk

_________________________________________________________________

Saturday 3rd March                                 SOLD OUT
FAIR ISLE

1pm – 4pm

£35

Crates of Wool,8a East Street, Ware, SG12 9HJ

During this workshop, you will learn how to work colour cast on, knit with two colours using the two-handed method, strand the yarn, how to knit in the round and how to read Fair isle charts.

To book any of the classes please visit the shop or call on 01920 463436 or email: info@cratesofwool.co.uk

_________________________________________________________________

Thursday 8th March

Rowan New Season Yarn Testing and Knitting Clinic

11am – 3pm

C&H Fabrics, 20-21 St Margaret's Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TH

This free clinic will focus on the yarns from Rowan Mag 63.I'll bring garment samples show and will have Rowan new yarn for you to knit, crochet and experiment with. I'll demonstrate knitting stitches and assist you with any knitting problems. 

The clinic is free, drop in at any time.

_________________________________________________________________

Saturday 17th March
Next Step Crochet
10am – 1pm

£35

Yarns of Anarchy, The Bakehouse, 124 High St, Tonbridge TN9 1AS

A fun workshop looking at important crochet techniques such as how to crochet correctly in the round and how to create a perfect square.
We will cover:
Turning chains
Chainless foundation
Magic loop
Joining techniques
V stitch
Front and back post stitches
Dimensional bobble stitch
Crocodile stitch

Students to bring:

a sewing up needle
several completed granny squares using DK weight yarn (2 x 4 rounds granny square and 1 x 3 rounds granny square)
4mm hook plus a selection of DK yarns in wool and in cotton.

This class is suitable for those who have confidently mastered the basics, can crochet in rows and rounds, can crochet a granny square.

To book please go to: www.yarnsofanarchy.com

_________________________________________________________________

Saturday 3rd March                                
Sock knitting - Top Down (heel flap)

1pm – 4pm

£35

Crates of Wool,8a East Street, Ware, SG12 9H

Top-down method (heel flap): A superb introduction to sock knitting or a refresher if it’s been a while since you last had a go. During this workshop you will work on a basic mini sock knitted top-down. You will learn how to work in the round using 4 needles, turn a heel and graft using kitchener stitch.

This workshop is designed for intermediate knitters.

To book any of the classes please visit the shop or call on 01920 463436 or email: info@cratesofwool.co.uk

_________________________________________________________________

Saturday 14th April
Learn to Knit
10am – 1pm

£35

The Yarn Dispensary, 6 Market Place, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AG

This workshop is aimed at the complete beginner. During this project based workshop you will learn how to knit a super chunky hat.

We will cover:
How to hold the needles
Casting on
Knit and purl stitches
Decreasing
Joining
We will also discuss understanding different yarns and their tensions, choosing suitable projects and reading simple patterns. All you need to get going with a new skill.

To book any of the classes please visit the shop or call on 01795 597 700 or email: gillian@theyarndispensary.co.uk

_________________________________________________________________

Sunday 29th April

Learn to Knit - 10pm -1pm

Learn to Crochet - 2pm - 5pm

£55 (each class)

Sew Over It, Clapham North branch, 78 Landor Road, London, SW9 9PH

Would you like to jump on the knitting wagon but no idea where to start? This is the knitting class for you! We’ll teach you all our favourite techniques and you’ll leave with the skills to make a lovely chunky bobble hat.

In this chilly weather, knitting is really the perfect hobby. Think of all those woolly treasures you could create for yourself with your very own hands. After taking Intro to Knitting you will be able to read a pattern and so that matching scarf, hat and mittens set you’ve been dreaming of can be yours!

Here’s what you will learn in our Intro to Knitting class:

  • How to cast on to knitting needles
  • How to cast off at the end of your project
  • How to knit and purl (and what those mean!)
  • How to reduce stitches and get shaping into your knitting
  • How to make a pompom

All materials and equipment will be provided at the knitting class, which you can then take away with you. You will leave with a finished bobble hat in just three hours!

This is a beginner’s knitting class so no experience is required.

To book this class please visit the shop or call on 0207 326 0376 or visit: www.sewoverit.co.uk

LEARN TO CROCHET

2pm – 5pm

Sew Over It, Islington branch, 36A Myddelton Street, London, EC1R 1UA

We will teach you the basics of crochet, and you will leave with the knowledge and skills to create every crocheter’s favourite, the granny square. This class is the perfect introduction to crochet, leaving you with the skills to advance onto your own crochet projects. We will provide you with yarn, a hook for you to keep, and our expertise, so all you need to bring is yourself.

This is a beginner’s crochet class so no experience is required.

To book this class please visit the shop or call on 0207 833 8600 or visit: www.sewoverit.co.uk 

_________________________________________________________________

More dates will be added at the beginning of May.