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A Fair Isle headband and balls of Shetland yarn

Fair Isle Knitting workshop

Fair Isle Knitting workshop – September 2020 Hope & Elvis I’m teaching my popular Fair Isle Knitting workshop at Hope & Elvis in September. Knitters admire Fair Isle knitting because of the beautiful use of colour and the variety of patterns. Join me to learn about different stranded colourwork traditions as well as learning and […]

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How to Knit short courses with Nicki from Being Knitterly

How to Knit short courses

How to Knit short courses for Beginners and Improvers I’m running my popular How to Knit short courses in May and June this year. Let me tell you about them. When do the How to Knit courses take place? Each short course lasts for three classes and the classes will take place from 19:00–21:00 on Tuesday […]

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Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop at Hope & Elvis

Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop

Learn knitwear finishing techniques in 2020 Make your hand-knits look handmade, not homemade I’m teaching my popular Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop at the Being Knitterly Studio in February 2020. Let me tell you a bit about it. Why should you come to the Knitwear Finishing Techniques workshop? You might have knitted a garment and it didn’t […]

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Colour creative knitting workshop: learn how to choose yarn to create a colour palette working from an inspirational image such as flowers with Nicki from Being Knitterly

Colour creative knitting workshop

Creative knitting workshop in March 2018 Colour creative knitting workshop I’m returning to The Refectory Table to teach my popular Colour creative knitting workshop.   The Refectory Table is run by Janet Currie, a creative consultant, avid gardener, maker and project manager. Janet hosts inspirational creative business courses and art workshops for small groups sat around […]

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Lace knitting: learn how to knit different types of lace stitch during the How to Knit Lace short course with Nicki from Being Knitterly.

How to Knit Lace short course

Knitting course in June 2018 How to Knit Lace short course Let me tell you a bit about my lace knitting short course that I’m running in June 2018. Booking has closed. Sign up to the Being Knitterly newsletter to hear about new dates. Why come to this lace knitting short course? Maybe you’ve never […]

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Cable knitting: learn a variety of cables starting with simple single cables and moving on to a fancy braid during How to Knit for Cables short course with Nicki from Being Knitterly

How to Knit Cables short course: from single cables to amazing cable braids

Knitting course in April 2018 How to Knit for Cables short course Let me tell you a bit about my popular cable knitting short course that I’m running in April 2018. Booking has closed. Sign up to the Being Knitterly newsletter to hear about new dates. Why come to this cable knitting short course? Maybe […]

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Cable cast-on method: insert working needle between last two stitches

How to knit tutorial: cable cast-on method (for knitting left-handed)

The cable cast-on is a modification of the knitted cast-on method The cable cast-on method is my go to method for teaching beginners. I like it because a new stitch is formed by moving the yarn in the same way as knitting, which means less for beginners to learn. And this method produces a cast-on […]

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