Aimed at those of you who know the basic knit and purl and can read and understand a pattern, this is a great day out to sort out any niggles you’ve come across at the final stages of a project.
Learn to pick up stitches without forming any gaps, banish bizarre buttonholes, master invisible seaming and get your teeth into some spectacular shaping exercises.
Schedule for the day
10.30am Mattress stitch and backstitch
11.15am How to pick up stitches without any gaps
11.45 Knitting and shaping a V neckband
12.15 Three different buttonhole techniques
2pm Fully-fashioned shaping
3pm Short-row shaping techniques
3.30pm Question time
4pm Workshop ends
Do I Need to Bring Anything?
Participants will need to bring 3 x DK 10cm knitted squares in stocking stitch.
Where: All our workshops will be held in the Learning Zone at 161 Marsh Wall, London E14 9AP. We are close to Canary Wharf, which is on the Jubilee line and Heron Quays, which is on the DLR. Once you’ve booked your place, we’ll help you with directions should you need them.
When: Please arrive at 10 for a meet and greet. There will be two 15-minute tea breaks at around 11.30am and 3.15pm, where you can help yourselves to tea, coffee and water from the kitchen area. We’ll buy the biscuits. . There will also be an hour for lunch from 1pm; please do bring lunch with you –we have microwaves and there is a small supermarket nearby if you want to buy something. Half day workshops will start at 12 and finish at 4 – do bring a bite to eat with you.
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