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Crochet Skills

Course code: H40E123
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 10 weeks
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £5.00,FE Tuition - £80.00

About the course

You will be developing your crochet skills, learning new stitch combinations like corner-to-corner crochet and special stitches such as puff, popcorn and cluster stitches. You will learn to read crochet patterns and charts and how to change colours when crocheting. You will also develop skills in crochet toy making (amigurumi).

Course content:

  • Special stitches – puff, cluster, bobble, popcorn

  • C2C – corner-to-corner crochet (how increase and decrease)

  • Changing colour at the end of rows and in the middle of rows/rounds

  • Pattern reading skills – how to read written patterns and charts.

  • Amigurumi next steps – working into front and back loops.

  • Standing stitches

You will need to bring:

A 5 mm crochet hook and DK (double knit) yarn, a couple of stitch markers and scissors to your first lesson. Later you will need more yarn, 3.5 mm crochet hook, a tapestry needle and safety eyes for amigurumi toys.

The Tutor will supply all the patterns and toy stuffing.

Why choose us

This course is taught by our experienced and skilled tutor, Kat Witherall

What you could do next

You may choose to enrol on one of our crochet workshops

Key facts

Dates: 24th April to 3rd July 2024 (no class on 29th May)

Day: Wednesday evenings, 6:45 to 8:45pm

Level: Improvers

Venue: Folly Lane Lane Campus, Hereford HR1 1LS

Tutor: Kat Witherall

Cost: £85 (this includes a charge of £5 for additional materials)

Entry requirements

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