Absolute Beginners – learn to knit

Saturday 12 February, 10:30 – 1pm, No Frills Knitting, Bedminster, Bristol

Got absolutely no idea how to knit? Brilliant. I’ve got just the workshop for you.

I’ll be teaching the very basics of knitting at this half-day workshop at the brand new No Frills Knitting shop in Bedminster, Bristol. We’ll be learning:

In this 2.5hr workshop you’ll learn the basics of knitting;

  • What the heck all the yarn weights and needle sizes are about
  • How to cast on and get started
  • How to work a knit and a purl stitch
  • How to cast off and finish your work

The cost of your ticket covers needles, yarn, handouts, tea, coffee, and biscuits. So all you need to do is bring yourself.

About the venue

This workshop is being held at the sparkly new No Frills Knitting shop in Bedminster, Bristol. It’s got level entrance from the street, and we’ll be using the workshop room at the back of the shop. You get to the space through the shop, but there is also a back door that can be propped open during workshops to move some air about and keep things Covid safe.

About the host

The workshop is being run by Jacki, the knitwear designer and teacher behind the Woolly Badger. She’s been knitting for over a decade, designing for a few years, and teaching workshops throughout 2021. You can have a snoop on Instagram to see just what she’s up to.

How much knitting experience do I need?

None at all. Seriously. You don’t even need to know which end of the needle you knit with.

What will we be making?

We’ll just be making a little swatch to get our heads around how knitting works, but by the end of the workshop you’ll be ready to take on a simple project like a scarf.

What could I do next?

We’ll be holding a beginners stage 2 workshop in December. Anyone who fancies going on to that can get 20% off their ticket for the December workshop.

Any other questions?

Get in touch with Jacki – she’s always happy to help.