Learn to Crochet – The Little Songbird Knitting Co HQ, Newnham, Kent


Beginner’s Crochet Workshops at The Little Songbird Knitting Co HQ in Newnham, Kent.

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Learn crochet!  At one of our beginner’s crochet workshops in Kent.

Learn crochet at one of our new **COVID-secure** beginner’s crochet workshops, with our experienced tutor, Shiona, at The Little Songbird Knitting Co HQ in Newnham, Kent.  Suitable for LEFT and RIGHT-handed learners.

**IMPORTANT**please click here for specific information regarding the COVID-secure measures that we have put in place.  

Choose a one to one lesson, or bring a friend and receive a £10 discount.

On our beginner’s course, you will learn how to:

  • Hold your hook and yarn to achieve an even tension.
  • Use basic stitches and techniques.
  • Read a crochet pattern and/or chart.

Choose between:

Beginner’s Introduction to Granny Squares – Crochet a Pop Wheel  or Mini Mandala
Pop wheel granny squares.

At this beginner lessons, you’ll learn how to make a pop wheel granny squares or mini madala.  These use a few basic stitches and techniques, and produce really lovely results.  With your granny squares, you will be able to make blankets and throws, scarves, bags, cushion covers and more. Mandalas can be used as place mats/doilies, wall decor, or sized up to make a rug out of t-shirt yarn ( get some inspiration from Drops Design).  You’ll be working from a pattern and/or chart, with lots of guidance, so that you can go away after your lesson and carry on with projects at home.  You’ll have plenty or yarn and equipment to take home with you.

  • Hold your hook and yarn
  • Use chain stitch, slip stitch, trebles and double trebles
  • Join in new colours
  • Read a pattern and chart
  • Finish off your work
  • Work in rounds
NEW FOR 2020 – t-shirt yarn basket
Learn to crochet Kent
chunky t-shirt yarn baskets

Learn how to crochet these beautiful baskets, made from t-shirt yarn.  Stretchy and simple to do, you’ll have lots of fun producing some stunning results.

  • Hold your hook and yarn
  • Work in spirals
  • Read a crochet pattern
  • Learn how to use markers
  • Learn dc (double crochet)
  • How to increase

Whichever course you choose, your beginner’s crochet workshop includes all of the materials and equipment, which are yours to keep.  If you are left-handed, please let us know so that we can provide all of the guides and patterns in a left-handed format for you.

Refreshments will be provided (please advise us of any dietary requirements), please see COVID-secure link, above.

Courses are for 3 hours, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays from 10am-1pm.  Dates are limited, so book your place after completing the checkout process, by getting in touch at info@thelittlesongbird.co.uk.

Maximum 2 people per course (please see COVID-secure link, above).  £10 off the per person price, for you and a friend.


Additional information

Class type

One to One, Bring a Friend and save £10


Beginner's introduction to granny squares, T-shirt yarn basket