Creative Knitting & Crochet

Ref: C2523913

This course is for those wishing to learn about knitting and crochet techniques. Students will have the opportunity to make their own garment. We will also create a group project which will be discussed at the beginning of the course

Course aim

To introduce students to the skills needed to complete a knitted or crochet project. Learners will learn hand knitting and crochet techniques and basic pattern reading skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

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

  • Read and follow a knitting and a crochet pattern to produce a garment.
  • Choose a personal project completed by the end of the course
  • Create an piece of knitting or crochet for the group project
  • Demonstrate three different knitting or crochet stitches or patterns

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Students will need to supply their own knitting equipment as the course progresses. Initially, the tutor will bring some wool and knitting needles.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • If students have some ideas of what they would like make before the start of the course then that would be desirable.

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Creative Knitting & Crochet Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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