Come to classes in a beautiful middle England country pub with restaurant,and lovely garden,easy parking . Indulge your love of yarn and indulge in a beautiful restaurant lunch, included in your class cost. Small class sizes will ensure maximum teaching to all . Classes commence January 2011. The Plough,Normanton on the Wolds,Nottingham NG12 5NN

 

January 2011 KNITTING CLASSES WITH LOCAL KNITTING DESIGNER AND AUTHOR CHRISSIE DAY

Chrissie, author of 7 books  teaches locally this year.

 

Class times Tuesday 11th January 2011

Fit Right Stitch Right

A knitter who uses her time to make her own clothes should be pleased with the result and proud to wear the piece.

It should fit, it should flatter, as expected.

There are a few simple rules to follow for successful knitting: start with styles that flatter you ,knit making correct decisions for a personalized fit, This workshop covers all these decisions,and shows you how to work out your shape to flatter,and alter patterns correctly.

There are also simple rules to follow when sewing the knitted pieces together, learn the correct finishing techniques which flatter your knitting

SKILL LEVEL beginner intermediate and beyond ENROLLMENT minimum 6 maximum 12

Tuesday 15th February 2011

LACE

Lace learn the 8 basic constructional techniques for shaping shawls/ scarves

Learn 4 edgings which can be applied to any shape Learn the importance of y/o placement

Tuesday 15th March

Jewellery using the knitting stitchesLearn the new techniques of knitting jewellery Makes great gifts

Tuesday 19th April

Learn to make loads of differing little gift ideas and whimsies ‘for sale of works’ fund raising or simply gifts for your friends.

SKILL LEVEL beginner intermediate and beyond ENROLLMENT minimum 6 maximum 10

Tuesday 17th May

Deliberate Drops

When to drop, learn when to place this technique to deliver beautiful effects and customise your work,.Knit lots of samples to refer to in the future

SKILL LEVEL beginner intermediate and beyond ENROLLMENT minimum 6 maximum 10

Tuesday 14th June

Sexy slippers

Beautiful cotton house slippers to keep your feet fresh in the hot month ahead \easy to make

SKILL LEVEL beginner intermediate and beyond ENROLLMENT minimum 6

 

 

 

Tuesday 12th July

Pockets/edgings back by popuar demand

Patch, inside slit, slot, how to achieve these fab pockets even after your garment is made

SKILL LEVEL beginner intermediate and beyond ENROLLMENT minimum 6 maximum 10 !

Last class new classes start Autumn 2011

 

maximum 10 !

One thought on “Knitting classes with Chrissie

  1. Chrissie, could you please send me more information about your Tuesday classes at The Plough: I’d like to know the times of the courses and the cost and whether a pub lunch is included.Thanks.

    A happy knitting new year!

    Claire

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