Beginner’s Crochet Workshops in Kent.

£45.00£70.00

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.

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.
  • How to use basic stitches and techniques.
  • How to 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 between our learn v-stitch lesson, or our granny squares. Toys, and stuff?  Great!  Choose to make our cotton jellyfish, which will introduce you to lots of techniques used to make crocheted creatures.  Want to know more?  Read on…

 

Beginner’s Introduction to crochet – crochet a V-Stitch Sampler

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V-Stitch. Great for beginners to learn.

V-stitch is a great starter for beginners as the technique uses just 2 stitches.  Using v-stitch means that your project will grow really quickly, and you’ll be able to make blankets, throws, scarves etc.  And the great thing is, it’ll give you oodles of confidence to carry on to try other things!  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 your project at home.

You will learn how to:

  • Hold your hook and yarn
  • Use chain stitch and trebles
  • Join in new colours
  • Read a pattern and chart
  • Finish off your work
  • Work in rows

Beginner’s Introduction to Granny Squares – Crochet a Pop Wheel Square

Learn to crochet a pop wheel granny square
Fabulous pop wheel granny square made by one of our new crocheters at a beginner’s course in 2017.

 

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

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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 esge

The above lessons have been listed in order of difficulty, with v-stitch being the most simple.  

 

Whichever course you choose, your beginner’s crochet workshop includes all of the materials and equipment, which are yours to keep. Home made refreshments are provided throughout the day, all dietary requirements catered for.

Courses are for 4 hours, on a day to suit you.  The course times are either 10am-2pm, or 1pm-5pm.  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).

 

Additional information

Workshop

Beginner's Introduction to crochet, Beginner's introduction to granny squares, Beginner's introduction to amigurumi

Class type

One to One, Bring a Friend and save £20

Morning, afternoon or evening

Morning class 10am to 2pm, Afternoon class 1pm to 5pm, Evening 5pm to 9pm