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Knitting (Crafts) - College Certificate

Course Level: 

College Certificate

Overview of the course: 

Lorna King, has taught for many years in Further Education, with families, and in one to one sessions. She enjoys helping people to create, develop confidence and skills using textiles, hand and machine stitch, rag rugs, knitting, papers, paint, folding, manipulating and much more. She now has the pleasure of teaching workshops for East Durham College where you will all be able to take home a personal piece of work that you have designed and made.
Her workshops aim to be creative and fun. Beginners, intermediate and confident abilities, all are welcome. A lot of her personal work is made with recycled materials and objects but you may use your own personal stash!

Entry requirements: 

No entry requirements


Learn how to cast on and off, basic stitches including knit, purl, cable, bobbles etc. Understand use of cable needles, stitch holders, circular and double pointed needles. How to read a pattern so that you can create your own tension squares, garments and accessories such as scarves, hats, jumpers or toys. Create for yourself, friends and family or to help fundraise for various charities. Depending on abilities we will begin to create a simple scarf using variety of stitches learnt.
Requirements for this workshop include:
a pair of knitting needles preferably 3.5, 3.75 or 4mm. I will bring range of other needles for you to try out. If you wish to bring your own pattern I will guide you through the techniques and wool required.

How is the course assessed?: 

No assessment

Length of the course: 

1 day 10 am to 3 pm


Houghall Campus, Durham

When does the course start: 

Saturday 21st July 2018

More important information about this course:


£40 per person including some materials
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (18 Jul 2018 11:10) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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