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What opportunities will this course give me?

The college offers a number of other textile courses, please browse the website for further details.

What will I be learning?

The one day workshop will cover the basic skills, to include:

Casting on
Casting off
Increasing and decreasing
Moss stitch
Rib stitch
How to read and understand commercial knitting pattern

This one day workshop is ideal for those with a basic knowledge of knitting. The aim is to expand your current knowledge and increase your confidence and creativity.

A certificate will be awarded on request.

Why is this course for me?

There will be some demonstration but the course is mainly practical. Stitches will be explored, students will learn how to follow a knitting pattern and will begin a small project.

The aim is for everyone to complete a knitted Beanie Hat by the end of the workshop.

What do I need to sign up?

Some previous knitting experience is required. Learners must be able to do the basic knit and purl stitches.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Please bring one pair of 8.00mm needles and one ball of Chunky Double Knit (DK) yarn/wool, one ball of contrasting colour wool to make embellishments such as knitted flowers (this is completely optional), a pom pom (also optional), a pen and paper, and a flask/light refreshments.

Students are responsible for the cost of their own wool and needles.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C87Z Eastleigh College 2/5/2020 Sat 09:30 – 13:30 1 £41.00 £41.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

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.