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Classes and Social Knitting


 

CLASSES

Current Classes

Please note that classes will not be run for less than 3 people. We also offer a private tuition

Knit Help  
We will provide knit help on issues that have you stumped. $10 per 15 minutes of help. 

27 Murray St  - Tuesday 10.30am -12.00am, Saturday 10.30am - 3.00pm*

69 Salamanca Place  - Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm*

* please check our website and facebook page to ensure we are open on the Saturday at 27 Murray St and Sunday at 69 Salamanca Place. Occassionally due to holidays,  family events or illness, the shop/s may be closed on the Saturday or Sunday. 

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Learn to Knit  29/2/20, 7/3/20, 14/3/20, 21/3/20 
$160 (set of 4 x 2 hour classes) minimum of 3 people required for class to run. At the end of the classes you will be able to cast on, cast off, knit, purl.  Completed a scarf, understand needles, yarn types and tension, read a basic pattern.  Price includes yarn and a pair of needles   Bring. Pen and notepaper.

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Private Tuition.  We are happy to arrange private sessions for 1 or a small group of up to 3 people. Cost is $40.00 an hour.  For group price we will provide a quote. 

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OTHER CLASS OPTIONS YET TO BE SCHEDULED

Beginner Sock Class   $150  (set of 4 x 2 hour lessons)  Learn to knit a sock - 8 ply bed sock using dpn needles At the end of the class you will be able to turn a heel, pick up stitches, do the kitchener stitch. You will be ready to move onto 4 ply socks!
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Intermediate Sock Class  4 ply sock class that will include reading a chart, using dpn needles or circular needles.  You will be provided with an email outlining what you need to bring to the class.  Read this information to help inform the needles you will want to use (read this information to inform your choice), You will need in your box of tricks a tapestry needle, 4 stitch markers (one of these should be different to the others). Pen and notepaper, scissors, tape measure.  _________________

Learn to Crochet      $150 (set of 4 classes) 

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Cast on Techniques   $60.00 
Llearn 5  techniques for casting on and when best to use them. Long tail cast on, Tubular cast on, Channel Island cast on, Knit cast on, crochet needle cast on

Bring Pen and notepaper, ball of 8 ply yarn, 4.00mm needles, 3.5 or 4.00 mm crochet hook, scissors, tape measure.

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Lace  Knitting - Mistral Shawl      $150  (Set of 4 Lessons over 2 months times decided as we progress through pattern)  This class is based on the Mistral  shawl pattern. You need to be a knitter, confident in your skills and able to knit a garment. You will learn how to  read a lace pattern and chart, a provisional cast on, use circular needles, and a number of knitting techniques to create a lace pattern. 

Bring: Approximately 800m of yarn of lace weight yarn. Suggested yarns Madelinetosh Priarie, Malabrigo Lace, Malabrigo Silkalpaca Lace, Jenmark Alpaca 2ply. You may have something in your stash that you wish to use.  1 x 3.75mm 80cm circular needle or needle size to obtain gauge, approximately 20g of scrap 2 or 4 ply yarn,  Stitchmarkers (quantity to be confirmed), pen, notepad

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Cables – Cable Handwarmers    6:00 - 8:00pm  ($120  set of 3 lessons) Learn how to knit cables whilst creating a lovely pair of handwarmers.  You will need just under 100g of 8 ply yarn, set of 4.5mm needles for circular knitting (read this information to inform your choice), cable needle, tapestry needle, 2 stitch markers. Pen and notepaper, scissors, tape measure

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Circular Knitting, Cowl  6:00 -8:00pm  ( $80.00 for 2x 2 hour lessons)   Learn to use circular needles, and at the same time do some textured work, using two colours, and eyelets and how to read a pattern. 1 x 4.00mm 60cm circular needle, or  a set of 20cm DPN’s, 2 skeins of Malabrigo Rios in colours of your choice, stitch marker, scissors, pen for note taking. 

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Tunisan Crochet  $150 (Set of 4 Lessons times decided as we progress through pattern)   Learn to Tunisian Crochet, at the end of the classes you will 

  • have an understanding of choosing hooks and yarn for Tunisian crochet projects.
  • Basic technique including Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian knit stitch, Tunisian purl stitch, increases, and decreases.
  • A guide to complex Tunisian crochet stitches including lace, texture, and cable stitches.
  • Completed a project of your choosing from offered pattern sets. 

Bring. Pen and notepaper, an email outlining what you need to bring will be sent to you. 

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Top Down Jumper  $180.00 (4 x2hr lessons ) Knit a Jumper using the top down technique. In this class you will also master knitting with circular needles and  reading a pattern. You will be knitting using at least a 10 ply yarn.  Yarn and pattern supplied.

Bring Pen and notepaper, scissors, tape measure. Once the pattern is decided I will update this info. 

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Sock Anatomy and customising your sock fit  

at the end of the classes you will understand sock construction, be able to custom size a sock, have templates to record family sock sizing, no knititing in the class, this is a theory module. 

Bring. Pen and notepaper, an email outlining what you need to bring will be sent to you. 

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Brioche Knitting 

Learn to do Brioche knitting. 

  • have an understanding of brioche knitting
  • Basic technique of brioche knitting
  • Completed a project.

 


2 comments


  • Cara Stitzlein

    Hi, interested in the learn to knit course. There is a chance of being overseas on the last class date, to be confirmed. Please let me know if you get enough interest for a course! Cheers cara


  • PAuline sHelley

    Can you please put me down for the cast on and brioche classes, and let me know when and where they will be, once you have decided.

    Thank you,
    Pauline (Polly) Shelley


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