Knitting & Crochet for All

Ref: C2339698

This course will give students the opportunity to work on a range of skills in both knitting and crochet to build up from a basic level to focus on more complex patterns and techniques. The course will have an emphasis on reading patterns and charts to enable students to work independently from a variety of material sources.

Course aim

To provide skills in both knitting and crochet, building upon the basics to a more advanced level

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Crochet a variety of flowers following patterns and charts
  • Crochet with different colours including intarsia techniques
  • Knit with different colours including intarsia technique
  • Knit a variety of pattern techniques including lacy patterns
  • Gain an understanding of how to read knitting and crochet patterns and charts

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?

  • 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

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

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

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Knitting & Crochet for All

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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