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Beginners Crochet

$ 95.79

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Easy and quick to learn. You’ll be hooked!

This age-old craft continues to be fun, stylish, satisfying – even addictive!

Crafted for absolute beginners and those wanting a bit of a refresher, this workshop is the place to start.

Crochet helps keep your fine motor skills sharp, your mind focused and builds your patience. It’s meditative and therapeutic and can help improve your mental and emotional health.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

In this workshop, you will learn the art of crochet, discovering the thrill of making your own stylishly snug, woolly snood.

You will learn how to:

  • correctly hold a hook and yarn
  • master a few essential stitches and techniques
  • make your very own handmade piece
  • create chain, double crochet, treble and half treble stitches
  • discern different types of yarn available and how to match your hooks
  • read a basic pattern as well as be introduced to standard abbreviations used in crochet.

Whether you’re an absolute beginner or have made a granny square or two, our crochet guru Judy, will take you through all the steps, tips and tricks, to ensure you master this wonderfully satisfying art to keep crafting at home.

 

*Please note, this workshop serves refreshments which include gluten flours, dairy, nuts, egg and other potential allergens.

 

MORE ON THIS WORKSHOP

  • small group, limited to 6 attendees aged over 18 years
  • no previous experience needed
  • hands on, practical session with ‘how-to’ demonstrations along the way
  • around 3-4 hours of fun, mindfully crocheting
  • your teacher, Judy, is hugely patient with years of crocheting experience
  • facts, tips and tricks shared while going through various techniques to master your crocheting basics
  • plenty of time for all questions answered in a supportive and encouraging environment
  • delicious Devonshire-style tea and other homemade treats with bottomless cups of tea and coffee*
  • all you need to learn to complete your snood along with ‘how-to’ information, snood pattern, yarn and hook is all included
  • exquisite creative space located in Killara on Sydney’s North Shore
  • extra retail therapy on hand by choosing unique, handmade treasures from our pop-up retail store
  • learn while you meet like-minded people and make new friends – our community is our heart
  • love to gift this skill to a loved one? Easy with our gift certificates.

 

And afterwards, should you forget how, or perhaps are not quite sure on what to crochet next, our Makers Morning crafting sessions help you sort that out – even if it’s to rescue your piece if you’ve made a mistake (and we’ve all done that!)

Beyond the basics, our other crochet classes give you the opportunity to expand your skill set in a supportive environment with expert guidance. Continue the challenge of learning more techniques. stitches and patterns. Send us an email to pop your name on the waitlist to know more about future classes.

 

THE FINER DETAIL

We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Once your booking has been processed, you’ll receive an email confirming details including the workshop address in Killara on Sydney’s North Shore.

Workshop bookings are non-refundable but you’re welcome to send someone in your place if you can’t attend.

The ticket is also non-transferable after the workshop has been held in case you forgot to come or were unable to attend.

Our full workshop booking Terms and Conditions are here. If you have any questions about this workshop please contact us.

 

If this session is fully booked, please get in touch – we will put you on the waitlist and notify you if we have a cancellation or when we list a new class.

Let us know if you’d like to make a group booking; we’d love to host it!

 

ABOUT YOUR TEACHER, JUDY VALIC

Learning to both crochet and knit from her dear mum when just a little girl, Judy is hugely passionate about handcrafting with either one hook or two needles!

Inspired by a long line of crafters and today’s handmaking community, she often develops her own patterns to crochet treasures for those she loves.

With some 50 years of crocheting know-how, Judy is keen to share her much-loved skills, simplifying and enriching your learning experience. Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, she will patiently take you through all you need to know, answer your questions and set you on your way to crocheting with confidence.

 

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Australia: Flat rate of AUD $10.00 (incl. GST) per order. International: Shipping internationally is not recommended at this time due to ongoing delays due to the pandemic.

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