learn to crochet a blanket

Ref: C3529001

Learn to crochet from the very beginning. During the course of the afternoon you will learn the 2 basic stitches needed to make a colourful square, and from that, you will have everything you need to make your very own crochet blanket. Friendly atmosphere, wool and hooks provided.

Course aim

Spend an enjoyable afternoon learning to crochet a blanket.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Use chain stitch to create a circle
  • Use double crochet stitches and chain stitches to create a square
  • Join more than one colour together to make a multi-coloured square
  • Read our square as a crochet pattern, so that we can remind ourselves how to make more squares at home and use those stitches in other patterns (from magazines or the internet).
  • Sew more than one square together to start making a blanket.

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

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • 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
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • Wool and hooks will be provided, but if you already have some wool you would like to use, please bring it along.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member

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learn to crochet a blanket

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  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
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