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Knitting

Knitting for Beginners

Do you wish you could knit? This course will teach you all the basics plus how to source contemporary designs and make the most of online knitting resources. Make friends with other knitters, gain the skills to express your personal style by making hand-knitted garments, and complete two take-home projects along the way. The course is suitable for complete beginners or those wishing to refresh long-lost skills. With two experienced knitting teachers on hand, you will be sure to untangle your way to knitting success.

4 x 2 hour sessions
$96

 

Fun with Yarn
(parent and child class)

Bring your school-aged child and have fun crafting with yarn together at this informal play-based session. Adults and children can pick from a range of activity stations, depending on their interests and skill level. Some of the options include making pom-pom animals, crafting and learning to use a french knitting spool or starting a small knitting project. Suitable for children from 6 up. No previous knitting experience is necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring a piece of fruit to share.
1 x 2 hour session
$30 per child, no charge for adults

 

Knit Graffiti
A little bit silly, a lot fun. Knitted graffiti has popped up around most suburbs of Hobart over the past few years. This is your chance to have a go. Choose to make something for your own home or neighbourhood, or venture with us into the streets of Hobart to look for targets in the city. Yarn bombing is also way for knitters to work cooperatively on a project, so you may like to team up with other class members to create a piece of knitted street art together. And of course, as much as we’ll have fun, we’re going to everything we can to help your knitted graffiti look its very best.
3 x 2 hour sessions
$72

 

Socks!
Cold feet? Knit yourself some socks! Uncover the mystery of how socks are made and take home your very own (plus the skills to make the other!). Handknit socks make quick, colourful and portable knitting projects and are a great way to build on basic knitting skills and build your confidence as a knitter.
3 x 2 hour sessions
$72

 

Cables and Lace are Not Scary
Take your knitting to the next level. In this course you will learn not one but two new techniques, all while making yourself a stylish beret or hat to keep you warm through winter. Learn how lace patterns and cables are created in knitting, how to read lace and cable patterns, finishing techniques, and where to source patterns and expert help. You can do those fancy complicated knitting things, and we will show you how.
3 x 2 hour sessions
$72

 

Help! A workshop to conquer unfinished projects
Do you have an unfinished garment languishing in pieces, waiting for you to overcome your fear of seaming? Would you like your finishing techniques to be more polished? This workshop will teach you several seaming and finishing methods. Feel free to bring along your unfinished project and we will help you learn the skills to complete it.
2 x 2 hour sessions
$60

 

Seamless Garments. A choose your own adventure http://www.honeytraveler.com/pharmacy/ knitting course
Would you like to make a cardigan or jumper that fits you perfectly, knits up quickly and requires no sewing up? It sounds too good to be true but it isn’t! Come along to this class to learn all about making seamless garments, sourcing great patterns, and how to do magic loop technique. Choose from a selection of top-down seamless designs and have the tutors help you through the tricky bits.
4 x 2 hour sessions
$96

 

Stranded colourwork
Add another string to your knitting bow by learning how to create decorative, modern, Fair Isle designs. Using the stranded colourwork technique to make a small cowl you will discover that this seemingly difficult technique is much easier than it appears. Also, discover the tips and tricks to make your colourwork sit neatly and stand out clearly.
3 x 2 hour sessions
$72

 

Crochet

 

Crochet for Beginners
Have you ever seen a beautiful crocheted item and wished you could create your own? This class is designed to teach you the basics of crochet and is ideal for complete beginners or those who wish to refresh their skills. Make friends with other crocheters, gain the skills to express your personal style by making crochet accessories, and complete two take-home projects along the way; a scarf and a slouchy beret or beanie. With an experienced teacher on hand you will be hooking your way to successful crochet in no time.
6 x 2 hour session
$144

 

Crochet Sampler
Always fancied the idea of making your own crochet rug or blanket? In this class you’ll learn the skills to master four different designs suitable for making blankets. Knowledge of crochet stitches and construction is required for this class and is suitable for those who have completed our Crochet for Beginners class.
x 2 hour sessions
$120

 

Crochet Cables
Bored with your crochet and looking for a new skill? Perhaps you love the look of cables, but knitting isn’t your thing. How about trying crochet cables? Master a new skill and make yourself a gorgeous cushion in the process (a sample is available for viewing in store). Knowledge of crochet stitches and construction is needed for this class. This class is suitable for those who have completed our Crochet for Beginners class.
4 x 2 hour sessions
$96

 

Seamless Garments
Expand your crochet skill set in this class which will leave you feeling confident to tackle crochet garments with no seams (because we all know that sewing up with the wost part, right?) In this class you’ll make an adorable baby cardigan and will be left with the skills to take any top-down seamless garment pattern. Knowledge of crochet stitches and construction is required for this class and experience in reading crochet patterns is an advantage. The class is suitable for those who have completed our Crochet for Beginners class.
4 x 2 hour sessions
$96

 

Crochet Lace
Light, airy and elegant, crochet lace isn’t just for doilies and table cloths anymore. Discover how using luxury yarns adds an element of sophistication to your work, learn how to read a crochet chart and walk away with a gorgeous scarf around your neck and a variety of new skills under your belt.
4 x 2 hour sessions
$96