Learn to knit for beginners

Price
£40 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 30 mins
Age restrictions
18+
Location
Southville & Bedminster
Host available in
Bristol

What you'll do

Got absolutely no idea how to knit? Brilliant. This is the workshop for you.

You'll learn the very basics of knitting in this half-day workshop at Bedminster's No Frills Knitting shop.

In this 2.5hr masterclass you’ll learn:

  • 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 and some enthusiasm too! Leave the rest to your wonderful hosts. You'll be knitting your own wardrobe and Christmas decorations before you know it...

Upcoming dates

What you'll do

Got absolutely no idea how to knit? Brilliant. This is the workshop for you.

You'll learn the very basics of knitting in this half-day workshop at Bedminster's No Frills Knitting shop.

In this 2.5hr masterclass you’ll learn:

  • 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 and some enthusiasm too! Leave the rest to your wonderful hosts. You'll be knitting your own wardrobe and Christmas decorations before you know it...

How to get there

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Facilities

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments available
  • WiFi

On the day

  • On-street parking is available nearby or paid parking in Diamond Street's car park
  • Just bring yourself

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 2 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 2 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

About The Woolly Badger

Jacki (aka The Woolly Badger) is a knitting teacher and designer based in Bristol. She's passionate about encouraging knitters to try out new things. Whether that’s colourwork, lace knitting, adjusting knitting patterns or anything else. Jacki firmly believes nothing in knitting is quite as scary as it seems - she promises!

The Woolly Badger runs knitting workshops in Bristol, both online and in-person. Jacki's friendly and fuss-free approach creates a nurturing environment where guests can build their confidence knitting and learn new skills. 10% of all Woolly Badger sales go to Bluebell Care, a perinatal mental health charity based in Bristol.

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Your host

Jacki Badger

Jacki is the designer behind The Woolly Badger. This maker's been knitting for more than a decade, designing for a few years, and teaching online workshops since lockdown. Follow Jacki's latest adventures on Instagram or check out her designs on Ravelry.

What people are saying

Very friendly and knowledgeable host, Jacki. Well paced, relaxed learning experience. Cosy setting with all necessary materials. Looking forward to the next step.

Fiona Davies, Sep 2022

Jacki is excellent and fun as is Meg, the owner of the shop where the course takes place. They gave 30 years’ knitting experience between them and really know their stuff, but they are patient and welcoming to beginners. No question is a stupid one. Loved it!!

Laura Serratrice, Sep 2022

I learnt all the basics and feel confident casting in- knitting, purling and casting off. Jacki is a Great tutor and gives friendly, knowledgeable advice. I’m hooked!

Amy , Aug 2022

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Upcoming dates

What people are saying

Very friendly and knowledgeable host, Jacki. Well paced, relaxed learning experience. Cosy setting with all necessary materials. Looking forward to the next step.

Fiona Davies, Sep 2022

Jacki is excellent and fun as is Meg, the owner of the shop where the course takes place. They gave 30 years’ knitting experience between them and really know their stuff, but they are patient and welcoming to beginners. No question is a stupid one. Loved it!!

Laura Serratrice, Sep 2022

I learnt all the basics and feel confident casting in- knitting, purling and casting off. Jacki is a Great tutor and gives friendly, knowledgeable advice. I’m hooked!

Amy , Aug 2022
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Price
£40 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 30 mins
Age restriction
18+
Rebook or cancel up to 2 days before your experience.