Knitting for Improvers

Ref: C2347087

This course will cover the next steps in knitting beyond the basics. It is aimed at those with limited experience and those wishing to extend their skills and experience

Course aim

Students will build upon their knitting skills, learning about some more technical aspects including colourwork and lacy patterns. Students will also learn about pattern reading plus different finishing techniques to complete their projects

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Create a sample piece using a colour change technique
  • Use knit and purl stitches to work at least 2 different patterns
  • Explain how to read a knitting pattern
  • Demonstrate how to join knitted pieces once complete
  • Explore a range of different increasing and decreasing methods

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Double knitting yarn, 4mm knitting needles, scissors. This is an online course so students will need access to the internet to participate in the Zoom sessions, in addition to accessing the course materials on Canvas.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Knitting for Improvers


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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