Introduction to Yarn Craft – Learn the Basics of Knitting, Felting & Crochet

Introduction to Yarn Craft – Learn the Basics of Knitting, Felting & Crochet

 This course has commenced for Autumn 2017

8 Weeks

This course gives you an insight into some of our traditional yarn crafts that have been practiced  in our schools and households for decades.  As we have entered the age of technology some of the traditional pastimes are becoming lost and unknown to younger generations.

Week 1 – Knitting

· Introduction to the Course & what we will be covering

· Knitting Basics

· Knitting Skills – Casting on

 

Week 2 – Knitting

· Knitting Basics Continued

· Basic Stitches

 

Week 3 – Knitting

· Knitting Skills – Casting off

· Other Stitches

· Pattern Reading

 

Week 4 – Felting

· Needle Felting

· Wet Felting

 

Week 5 – Crochet

· Basic Crochet Skills

 

Week 6 – Crochet

· Crochet Stitches

 

Week 7 – Crochet

· Pattern Reading & Tips

 

Week 8 – Revision of Skills

· Going over skills learned; Knitting Basics, Crochet Basics

 

Items Needed (students bring their own or the tutor can provide for price listed beside each)

·        Knitting Basic Pack (€6)

·      · Knitting Needles Size 5mm

·      · Aran Wool 100g Ball

·        Crochet (€6)

·      · Crochet Hook Size 5mm

·      · Aran Wool 100g Ball

·      · Fleece

·      · Felting Needle

·      Felting (€4)

 

Course Dates

Tuesday                  10th October                        19:00 – 21.00

Tuesday                  17th October                        19:00 – 21.00

Tuesday                  24rd October                        19:00 – 21.00

Tuesday                  7th November                        19:00 – 21.00

Tuesday                  14th November                   19:00 – 21.00

Tuesday                  21th November                   19:00 – 21.00

Tuesday                  28th November                   19:00 – 21.00

Tuesday                  5th December                        19:00 – 21.00

 

Start date Tuesday 10th October @ 6.30p.m.

Fee:  €105