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Crochet course for beginners - March 2024

Come along to learn the skills of crochet. Holding and working the hook, creating stitches, making squares, working in the round, following a pattern - all will become clear

Crochet course for beginners - March 2024
Crochet course for beginners - March 2024

Time & Location

3 more dates

19 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 20:00

Newbury, Inch's Yard, Market St, Newbury RG14 5DP, UK

About the event

In this comprehensive beginner's course you will learn the basic skills of crochet and gain confidence to create your own fabulous pieces.  Over 4 weeks you will learn how to hold and manipulate the hook, create the basic stitches which are the foundation of all projects, make squares, work in the round and read patterns.

Session 1:  March 5th

Get to know your hook!  

The hardest part of crochet is becoming comfortable with holding and working the hook.  In this 1st session you will find your way of holding the hook, tensioning the yarn and creating slip stitches and double crochet stitches.

Take home: a lavender stem (or 2)

Session 2: March 12th

 Learn the stitches

In this session you will learn the treble crochet stitch and how to create an iconic granny square.

Take home: a granny square

Session 3: March 19th

Straight Edges

In this session we focus on working a flat piece and creating straight edges.

Take home: a hat

Session 4:  March 26th

Following a pattern to work in the round

Today we will be creating a piece by reading a pattern.  Learning how patterns are written and what different abbreviations and symbols mean.  Today's skills cover working in rows.

Take home: a basket

Tutor: Donna

Level: Beginner

Materials:

Yarn for each project

Hook for each project

Stitch marker

Tutorial

Price: £80

Please note: no refunds can be given for missed sessions.  Donna will be available for help and support throughout the course.

Tickets

  • Crochet for beginners

    Includes materials and refreshments

    £80.00
    +£2.00 service fee

Total

£0.00

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