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Beyond the Basics workshop: Leeds, July 2015

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Beyond the Basics workshop: Leeds, July 2015

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Have you been on the Learn to Knit and aren't sure what to do next? Do you want to learn some of those fancy stitch things you hear about - ribbing, seed stitch, bobbles or even a bit of lace or cable? Or even just get more confident with your knit and purl? This is the perfect taster workshop for you.
Each week will focus on knitting two or three squares that will go towards making up your own project choice - either a lovely pillow, a warming scarf, or a funky knitted bag.

Using some of our lovely British Breeds wools, you’ll learn the basics of a specific selection of stitches (as detailed below). Bring along your questions too – we’ll all learn from them!

This workshop is run over the course of two sessions. They can be booked together or one at a time, if that works better for your life. If you wish to attend the full workshop, you'll need to add sessions 1 and 2 to your cart.

The workshops are £30 a session or £60 for the full workshop of two sessions.

Session 1:
This session focuses on knitting three squares which combine knits and purls – explore the world of ribbing and moss/seed stitch. Then, widen the horizons a bit more with some two-colour stitch patterns and some more complex patterns.
Session 2:
This session, we’ll focus on some lace, cables and deeper textures. Then we’ll discuss how to assemble your squares into your chosen project and cover some of the basics of sewing up.

FAQs

Where is the event held?

The workshop will be held in our Chapel Allerton shop, at 180 Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 4NZ


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Chapel Allerton has a frequent bus service from Leeds city centre - catch the 2, 3, or 3A from opposite the Kirkgate Market or 36 from the bus station. Ask for Chapel Allerton, there is a stop just after the junction with the Yorkshire Bank. If you are coming from Headingley you can catch the 91 bus from Grove Lane. Parking in front of the shop is free for an hour. There are nearby streets behind the shop with free parking that will be a 2-5min walk to the shop that you can park all day.


Is there disabled access?

Our workshop room is up a flight of stairs, with facilities on that level. We need to know in advance if you have a problem with stairs. We will always try to be flexible and to accommodate your needs if we can, so give us as much notice as possible and we will try to make arrangements.


What do I need to bring to the event?
You will need to bring stitch holders, or some scrap yarn, a cable needle (for session 2), a sewing up needle (for session 2). You may also wish to bring pen, paper, stitch markersrow counters, and/or tape measure.

What skill level is this workshop?

To make the most of this workshop you should be able to do the following before you start:
Cast on and cast off
Knit and purl.
(If you haven't mastered these yet, please book yourself on one of our 1 day Learn to Knit Workshops first)

What about lunch and refreshments?

Your first tea or coffee of the day will be provided free of charge as part of the workshop. Any drinks after that will need to be paid for individually. There will be the option to order lunch (not included in the workshop fee) from a lovely local café, or you can bring your own, or pop out for a breath of fresh air.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes you can transfer your ticket, but you need to re-register- details on how to do this are here.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please!

What is the refund policy?

We offer a full refund on places up to 2 weeks before the workshop. If you're unable to make the event at the last minute, you can easily transfer to a different date. Details of how to do that are here.

 

 

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