Crochet Course for Beginners
During this 4 week course, given by Brenda, you will learn all you need to know to start creating beautiful hand-crocheted blankets, throws, hats and scarves for yourself, or as gifts for others. (Never too early to start on those Christmas gifts!)
Date: Thursdays August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th.
Time: 7 – 9pm
Venue: The Community Centre, Sandy Lane, Blackrock
Week 1: Basic crochet techniques and stitches – chain, slip stitch, double crochet, half treble and treble.
At the end of this class you should be able to crochet a simple scarf or cowl.
Week 2: Further crochet techniques , stitches and reading a simple pattern and chart.
At the end of this class you should be able to make a Granny Square
Week 3: Circular crochet, increasing, joining and edging techniques.
At the end of this class you should be able to make a beanie hat.
Week 4: Corner to Corner technique C2C
At the end of this class you should be able to make a square or rectangular blanket using this addictive stitch!
If you wish you will now be able to continue your crochet by joining our weekly Crochet/Knit group where we share ideas and projects as well as have an enjoyable social evening.
Cost is €80 for 8 hours tuition within a small group of participants. It includes a hook and wool for practice.
Booking is essential either by prepaying for the course online or by paying a deposit of €20 in the shop and the balance on the commencement of the course. Please note deposits are non-refundable unless a replacement is found.
A minimum number of 5 participants is required for the course to proceed.
Please note: Due to the risk of spread of Covid 19 the wearing of masks or face shields will be required by participants.