Born to Knit Workshops

Lace Knitting
Lace Knitting
Knit and Knatter

‘Born to Knit’ runs day-time and evening knitting and crochet workshops offering tuition in everything from casting-on and cable patterns to colour work.
Whether you're a complete beginner or wanting to learn new techniques, Born to Knit can help!

February 2019

Learn to crochet
Tuesday 12th February - 7 - 9.30pm
If you have always wanted to have a go at Crochet but don't know where to start, then this introductory evening will dispel the mystery. This workshop will teach the basic techniques of crochet from the beginning.

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Entrelac Knitting
Friday 22nd February - 10.30 - 4.00pm

Entrelac knitting creates an interesting woven texture which looks as though strips of knitting have been entwined, but is actually knitted in one piece. Learn the technique on a small sample piece, and then embark on a cushion cover in an aran-weight yarn to suit your decor.

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Knit a Bobble Hat 
Thursday 28th February - 7 - 9.30pm

Learn to knit in the round to make a woolly hat for the winter. Choose from a range of wool weights and colours to match your outfit, or as a gift for someone special, and complete with a faux fur pompom. A quick and easy knit, with no sewing up!

This workshop is suitable for novice knitters who are happy with casting in and off, and knit and purl stitches.

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March 2019

Wave on Wave Shawl with Fiona Morris
Saturday 2nd March - 10.30am - 4pm

Fiona Morris is a knitting and crochet tutor with many years’ experience. Following her highly successful Estonian Lace workshop here last year, she is returning to tutor this one-day workshop, to make one of her latest designs - this eye-catching ‘wave on wave’ triangular shawl.

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Finishing Techniques
Thursday 14th March - 7 - 9.30pm

This Workshop will help ensure that your finished knitting project looks its very best and reflects the time and enthusiasm you put into making it.

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Introduction to Tunisian Crochet
Saturday 23rd March - 2 - 4.30pm

Tunisian Crochet is an intriguing combination of knitting and crochet, which is a fun alternative to both, and easy to pick up. Join this afternoon workshop to learn the basic technique and begin a straightforward project - either a cosy cowl or a cushion cover in one of two stitch patterns.

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An Introduction to Fair Isle Knitting
Saturday 30th March - 2 - 4.30pm

The session will take you through the basic principles and techniques involved, and putting them into practice on a sample swatch.

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One -to-One Tuition

If you are unable to come to a workshop on a particular date, Heather does offer one-to-one tuition which she can tailor to whatever you are interested in learning.

Knit and Knatter Group

The B2K K&K is an opportunity for knitters of all ages and levels of experience to get together informally over a cup of tea/coffee for a Knit and a Knatter. These are purely social gatherings so no tuition is provided. For those wanting to learn to knit, or a little refresher on certain techniques, please have a look at our workshops page. Or why not book some friendly one-to-one tuition with Heather for as little as £7.50 per 15 mins at the Born to Knit studio at Fisherton Mill.

Heather runs two ‘Knit & Knatter’ groups, both in Salisbury. For information about dates, times and arrangements, please see the Born to Knit website.

Contact:

Email: info@borntoknit.co.uk
Phone: 07557 985935
website: borntoknit.co.uk