Create your own knitting pattern

What you'll do

Are you an experienced knitter who has always dreamt of publishing your own patterns? Best join Bristol's Woolly Badger then. Come along to this evening workshop and find out how to create professional, easy-to-follow knitting patterns. By the end, you'll have to pinch yourself because you won't even be dreaming!

Designer and knitting teacher Jacki will walk you through everything you need to know. She'll help you get your idea out of your head and onto a page. This workshop will cover:

  • How to structure your pattern
  • What information you need to include
  • How to create a consistent style
  • The next steps for publication

You'll be soaking up lots of example patterns to encourage you along the way. Not forgetting plenty of talk about the next steps - including finding an editor, sourcing test knitters, and what you need to know about the all-important publication. Consider Jacki your mentor. Let's get this show on the road...

Please note: this class won't teach you how to design a pattern of your own. It's for knitters who already know what they want to create.

Minimum fitness level required.

Upcoming dates

What you'll do

Are you an experienced knitter who has always dreamt of publishing your own patterns? Best join Bristol's Woolly Badger then. Come along to this evening workshop and find out how to create professional, easy-to-follow knitting patterns. By the end, you'll have to pinch yourself because you won't even be dreaming!

Designer and knitting teacher Jacki will walk you through everything you need to know. She'll help you get your idea out of your head and onto a page. This workshop will cover:

  • How to structure your pattern
  • What information you need to include
  • How to create a consistent style
  • The next steps for publication

You'll be soaking up lots of example patterns to encourage you along the way. Not forgetting plenty of talk about the next steps - including finding an editor, sourcing test knitters, and what you need to know about the all-important publication. Consider Jacki your mentor. Let's get this show on the road...

Please note: this class won't teach you how to design a pattern of your own. It's for knitters who already know what they want to create.

Minimum fitness level required.

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Yuup extras

  • Snacks and refreshments are included in the price.

Facilities

  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets
  • WiFi

COVID-19 guidelines

  • Please wear a mask except when eating and drinking
  • Pre-event lateral flow testing is encouraged, and since there will a door open to improve ventilation, you may want to wrap up warm!

On the day

  • Please bring along a notebook and pen (you may want to bring a laptop or tablet if you're really feeling jazzy)
  • On-street parking is available nearby

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 3 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 3 days before your experience.

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.

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Price
£35 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs
Age restriction
18+
Rebook or cancel up to 3 days before your experience.