This two part course is an introduction to knitting a simple cowl. Suitable for beginner level knitters, this course will cover the following stages:
The basic understanding of knitting
Reading a simple knitting pattern
Cast on and Bind off
Knitting in the round
For more confident knitters:
Simple lace patterns, including yarn overs
Joining new yarns
Knitting a lateral braid
This class is for those who would like to improve upon their basic knitting skills by making an accessory.
Included in the course will be a simple cowl pattern that can be adapted to suit different skill levels.
Knitting needles will be provided but if you prefer, you may bring your own needles.
You will need 55cm long circular needles (3.5mm) for knitting in the round. Needles will also be available to purchase on the first day.
A small selection of yarns will be provided to practice on.
What to Bring:
Attendees will be required to bring their own yarn for their cowl.
2 colours of a 4ply yarn is recommended. Please bring 200g of yarn in total. This can also be made up of a mix of complementary colours.
To book click here
Here are some suggested local yarn shops:
Tribe - https://www.tribeyarns.com
Ida’s House - https://idashouse.co.uk
George Weil - https://www.georgeweil.com
And Online Independent Retailers:
A Yarn Story: https://ayarnstory.co.uk
Meadow Yarn: https://www.meadowyarn.co.uk
Blacker Yarns: https://www.blackeryarns.co.uk
John Arbon - https://www.jarbon.com
Loop of London -http://www.loopknittingshop.co...
2 hours per class, 2 consecutive weeks.
About The Teacher - Daniela Wood
Daniela has spent her life amongst textiles. Having been a printer, a weaver and now a knitter she has begun to turn her designs into garment and accessory patterns. Infused with colour and pattern, her designs are intended to be pleasurable knits, challenging but relaxing and, above all, lovely to wear.
Daniela’s classes focus on knitting as a contemporary craft with a nod to its age-old heritage. She uses natural yarns, produced and dyed in the UK and is an avid supporter of independent yarn producers.
Please contact Daniela at The Colourful Knit with any questions about the class.