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

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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 beginner’s crochet workshops, with our experienced tutor, Shiona, at The Little Songbird Knitting Co HQ in Newnham, Kent.  Suitanle for LEFT and RIGHT-handed learners.

Choose a one to one lesson, or bring a friend and receive a £20 discount.  Gift certificates available to download.

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 chart.

Think about why you’d like to learn to crochet, and what you’d like to learn to make.  Blankets?  Fab!  Choose our granny square lesson. Toys, and stuff?  Great!  Choose to make our cotton jellyfish, which will introduce you to lots of techniques used to make crocheted creatures.  There are three lessons to chose from.  Want to know more?  Read on…

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

At these beginner lessons, you’ll learn how to make pop wheel granny squares.  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.  As above, 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.

  • 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
Beginner’s Introduction to Amigurumi – Crochet a Cotton Jellyish
vegan crochet
A lovely recycled cotton jellyfish, made by a new crocheter on a beginner’s crochet course in 2017.

Amigurumi is a Japanese term, and means small, knitted or crocheted stuffed creatures.  They’re incredibly popular, and we’ll start you off, with our cotton jellyfish, which will teach you a few of the techniques involved, although as it’s isn’t stuffed, it isn’t strictly amigurumi (but who’s counting?).  This uses a lot of stitches and techniques, that really will give you a great start.

  • Hold your hook and yarn
  • Use chain stitch, slip stitch, double and treble crochet
  • Read a pattern and chart
  • Finish off your work
  • Work in rounds and rows
  • Work increases
  • Make a picot edge
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 are provided throughout the day (please advise us of any dietary requirements).

Courses are for 4 hours, on Saturdays from 10am-2pm.  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.  £20 off the per person price, for you and a friend.

*If the purchase is a gift, download your voucher after completing the checkout process (you will need an account to sign in and print off).

 

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Workshop

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

Class type

One to One, Bring a Friend and save £20