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Covid-19 Update

Given the Covid-19 pandemic, the College calendar has been changed for the first term of the 2020/21 academic year and has introduced a two-week October half term break. This break is from Monday 19 to Friday 30 October during which time the College is closed to Learners. The College office will be open from Monday 19 to Friday 23 October (telephone/email enquiries open) and closed from Monday 26 October to Friday 30 October (telephone/email enquiries closed until Monday 2 November). From 2 November we are increasing the areas in which a face mask or covering is required to be worn.

What opportunities will this course give me?

You've got the fundamentals of crochet down and you're keen to move things to the next level - fantastic news! Here at Eastleigh College, we have just the course for you.

Our Crochet Improvers programme moves on from the basic crochet stitches and teaches you how to achieve the ''magic circle'' so you can confidently create your own perfect amigurumi projects.

You'll learn alongside like minded individuals, all excited to develop a new skill and meet different people. It's a fun, inspiring atmosphere that promises to engage and build your confidence.

What will I be learning?

This workshop is ideal for anyone who has previous knowledge of the craft and wishes to improve their skills. You will learn:

• Working in the round and learn how to do the magic circle.
• How to create a small amigurumi teddy project.
• How to experiment with different stitch techniques when working in the row.

A college certificate will be awarded on request.

Why is this course for me?

In a manic, fast paced world, finding an activity that allows you to totally switch off is somewhat of a goldmine. Our learners have found crochet to deliver exactly that and so much more.

By learning to crochet, you will ignite a creative spark whilst experiencing mindfulness at its finest. You will enjoy creating beautiful projects and adorable crochet toys.

You will leave the course having discovered your 'crojo' and totally in love with your newly developed hobby.

How will my learning be enhanced?

You will have a great deal of access to the tutor both in and outside of the classroom; she is always happy and willing to provide feedback, answer questions or deliver clarity around aspects of the programme.

We want to guarantee you have the best time possible while studying at Eastleigh College; that's why you'll learn in a hands-on style, tailored around your skills and needs by a tutor who is genuinely dedicated to supporting your progress.

Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?

Eastleigh College is an access friendly venue and can be reached through a variety of nearby transport connections. We are proud of our modern, purpose built facilities.

You'll be taught by an experienced and well recognised crochet tutor who is passionate about the health and wellbeing aspects of crochet. Her teaching style is friendly and supportive, and she creates a welcome space that allows all learners to work at their own pace.

She is a respected figure in the industry and has taught workshops at many large yarn events as well as having patterns published in Simply Crochet Magazine.

What do I need to sign up?

This course is suitable for anyone who has completed a beginners course or has some prior knowledge of crochet.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Please bring a 3.50mm or 4.00mm crochet hook, DK yarn, and a pair of scissors to participate in the course.

Please also bring a notepad and pen to take notes.

Learners are responsible for the cost of their own materials.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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15/5/2021 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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09:30 – 13:30





24+: £44.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C727Z Eastleigh College 15/5/2021 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 1 £44.00 £44.00 Apply now

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Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.