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

Class Schedule May-July 2018

 

Fair Isle Workshop

In this class you will learn the techniques required for traditional, Fair Isle style stranded colourwork. Samples will be provided to practice on.

Please note – this is an intermediate level class. Knitting skills required: knit & purl.

£20

Wednesday 23rd May

6.30-8pm


Crochet Squares Workshop

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.

Please note – this is an intermediate level class. Skills required: chain, double and treble crochet.

£25

Thursday 24th May

6.30-8pm


How to Knit

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, and begin making a snood using the stitches learnt.

All materials are provided at the first lesson, including knitting needles.

£35

Wednesdays 6th & 13th June

6.30-8pm


Knitting in the Round using Circular Needles

This class is an introduction to knitting in the round using circular needles. You will begin knitting a hat and will be shown a variety of techniques, including magic loop knitting.

All materials will be provided, including yarn and circular needles.

This is an intermediate level class: skills required knit, purl and rib

£25

Thursday 7th June

6.30-8pm


Cable Workshop

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, and will begin making a pair of mittens using the techniques you have learnt . Please note - this is an intermediate level class. Knitting skills required: knit, purl & rib

£25

Wednesday 27th June

6.30-8pm


How to Crochet

This is a two week course for complete beginners. In this class you will learn the basic crochet stitches of chain, double and treble crochet. Over the two weeks you will make a crocheted bag using chunky yarn and will also be shown some finishing techniques.

All materials are provided at the first lesson, including yarn and a crochet hook.

£35

Thursdays 28th June & 5th July

6.30-8pm


NEW! Mitred Square Blanket Workshop

At this class you will learn the traditional technique of mitred squares. You will begin knitting your own squares, and be shown how to make these into a no-sew, garter stitch blanket.

Knitting skills required: casting on, knit.

All materials will be provided.

£25

Wednesday 4th July

6.30-8pm


Knitting with Colour

This class covers working with colour using a variety of techniques including intarsia, slip stitch and stripes. It does not cover Fair Isle (stranded colourwork). We run a separate class in Fair Isle (23rd May).

Please note that this is an intermediate level class. Knitting skills required: knit and purl.

Please bring 4mm needles so you can take you samples away with you, yarn will be provided.

£20

Wednesday 11th July

6.30-8pm


Making up & Finishing Techniques

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

Wednesday 18th July

6.30-8pm


To book a place on one of our classes please either reply to this email, come into Sharp Works, or call us on 020 7738 7668.

Payment will be required to secure all bookings.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions about our classes.

All classes are held at Sharp Works, 220 Railton Road, Herne Hill, London SE24 0JT

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