Make a Knitted Blanket

28 May

A four session workshop:  ***Amended Dates***

16th & 30th September and then 7th  & 21st October 2013    

       

KNITTED BLANKET WORKSHOP

with Karen Staines

7.15-9.30pm (2 ¼ hrs) at Brighton Road Baptist Church, Horsham

After the hugely successful Beginners Knitting we are now offering you the chance to build on what you have learnt and get started on your new winter blanket.

 Full size blanket v1

Come and learn how to make this beautiful blanket throw using 6 different stitches. The blanket is made up of a panel 30cm x 30cm and this can then be repeated to make a baby blanket (4 panels) or you can just keep going to whatever size you’d like!

Sample square v1

You will learn the following:

Workshop 1:          

how to cast on using the thumb method, knit a basic garter (knit) stitch square and knit a striped square.

Workshop 2:          

how to knit a stocking stitch square with a garter edging and embroider it and how to knit a moss stitch square

Workshop 3:          

how to knit a diagonal rib square and a basketweave square

Workshop 4:          

how to join your squares together and knit or crochet an edging.

Details:

Suitable for: Thisis suitable for beginners although not complete novices.  Ideally you should already be able to cast on and know how to knit in garter (knit) stitch.

Places:  limited to 8 places

Cost: £10 per workshop so a total of £40 for the 4 workshops

You will need to bring:  Needles and yarn, full details are on the booking form

 

Email us on makehorsham@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested and we can send you the booking form.

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