Learn to knit
Who is this course for?
This workshop is suitable for everyone. Come and learn some skills to get you knitting your first project.
During this workshop you will learn how to cast on and how to knit and purl and how to read a knitting pattern. You will knit some samples and will gain the skills needed to complete a simple project like a scarf after the workshop.
Support and feedback
Your tutor will be there for assistance and advice. You will complete a learning plan for courses over 9 hours with your tutor to enable you to monitor your progress.
Additional costs and requirements
All equipment and resources will be provided. If you have any wool that you would like to use, please bring this with you.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
No, there is no need to do anything in your own time, but you may wish to experiment or practice on your own between classes.
About the tutor
Sam Brown, tutor for Learn Devon offering courses in design, crafts and employability skills. Her background is in Graphic Design, an Interior Designer and Manager in interior and fashion retail.
Sam qualifications include BA (Hons) in Design/Typography from the University of Plymouth and diplomas in Interior Design and Fashion and Textile Design.
Sam includes combining old and new technologies in her work from hand embroidery to digitally printed fabrics.
“I love teaching adults new skills – whether for pleasure or to pursue a new career, every course is unique in that friendships are formed, skills are learnt and dreams are followed.” – Sam Brown, Tutor, Learn Devon