Sharp Works Class Schedule May-July 2017

All classes run from 6.30pm to 8pm and take place in the workroom at Sharp Works, 220 Railton Road, London SE24 0JT. To book a place on one of our classes please call 020 7738 7668 or email mail@sharpworks.co.uk


Beginners Knitting
Wednesdays 17th & 24th May

This is a two week course for complete beginners. It is also good for those who would like a reminder of basic knitting techniques. You will learn techniques including casting on (and off!), knit and purl. You will begin making knitted squares to be made into a cushion.
All materials are provided at the first lesson, including knitting needles.
£35

 

Crochet Squares
Thursday 25th May

In this workshop you will learn all the steps required to make a granny/afghan square.
Materials will be provided, including yarn and a crochet hook.
This is an intermediate level class. Skills required: chain, double and treble crochet.
£20

 

Knitting in the Round with Circular Needles

Wednesday 7th June 

In this class you will be shown the techniques of knitting on circular needles, and begin knitting and hat.  This class is a great introduction to a fun, traditional technique which can then be used to make garment, accessories, and many other fantastic projects!

This is an intermediate level class: skill required knit, purl and rib.  Materials will be provided including a set of circular needles and yarn to make a hat.

£25 

 

Sock Class

Wednesdays 14th & 21st June

This two week class will cover knitting a sock from the toe upwards. You will learn shaping techniques such as a boomerang heel and will also learn how to do a magic cast on. This is an advanced class and in order to attend you already need to be able to knit in the round using double pointed needles - this will not be covered in the class.
Skills required: knit, purl, knitting in the round using DPN's.
Materials will be provided including a set of double pointed needles and yarn to make a pair of socks
£35

 

Beginners Crochet
Thursday 15th & 22nd June

This is a two week course for complete beginners. It is also good for those who would like a reminder of basic crochet stitches. In this class you will learn the basic crochet stitches of chain, double and treble crochet. You will make a crocheted bag over the course of the two weeks, using the stitches you have learnt, and will also be shown some finishing techniques.
All materials are provided at the first lesson, including yarn and a crochet hook.
£35



Cable Workshop
Thursday 29th June

Join us for this introduction to cable knitting. During the class you will learn the basics of cable knitting - how patterns are written, abbreviations & charts. This is an intermediate level class. Knitting skills required: knit, purl & rib
£20

 

Making Up and Finishing Techniques
Wednesday 5th July

This class covers a range of techniques for successfully completing your knitting projects. Samples will be available to practice on or you are welcome to bring your own unfinished project to the class.
All levels welcome
£15

 

Circular Crochet
Thursday 6th July

Join us for this introduction to circular crochet. You will learn how to increase, crochet in the round and will make a crocheted basket during the course of the lesson.
Yarn and a crochet hook will be provided.
This is an intermediate level class
Crochet skills required: chain and double crochet.

£20


Intarsia Workshop
Wednesday 19th July

This class covers working with colour using a variety of techniques including intarsia, slip stitch and stripes. It does not cover Fair Isle knitting (stranded colourwork). We run a separate Fair Isle class which will be included in our next class schedule. This is an intermediate level class. Knitting skills required: knit & purl. Please bring 4mm needles so you can take your samples home, yarn will be provided.
£18

 

Crocheting with Colour
Thursday 20th July

This class is an introduction to crocheting using different coloured yarns. A range of stripe and block techniques will be looked at in the workshop. This is an intermediate level class. Crochet skills required: chain, double & treble crochet
Yarn and a crochet hook will be provided
£20

 

Payment will be required to secure all bookings.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions about our classes, by phone or by email at mail@sharpworks.co.uk

Private classes are also available, please contact us for further details.