Beginners

In the Beginners workshop we will teach you how to chain, make a chain ring, slip stitch and treble crochet but most of all we will teach you how much fun it is to create something special for yourself.

This workshop consists of 3 lessons run over a period of three consecutive weeks.  The workshop is split into three weekly sessions (2.5 hrs per session)

Week 1 to 3

  • An introduction to crochet including terminology.
  • Learn how to chain, make a chain ring, slip stitch and treble crochet.
  • Learn to join in a new colour and work in rounds to make a granny square.
  • Learn how to read a pattern and read a graph.
  • Learn to join squares.
  • Different ways of joining your granny squares.
  • Decorative edging.

What you will need:

  • 8 ply wool, the number of balls depends on how many colours you choose.
  • 4mm or 4.50mm crochet hook.
  • Cushion insert if making a cushion.
  • Needle to sew in ends and granny squares together.
  • Scissors to cut off ends.

Cost: ($135.00) consists of 3 x 2.5hr sessions over 3 consecutive weeks. 

 To confirm your place the total cost of the workshop ($135.00) is payable at the time of booking.  

  • Confirmation of your booking will be emailed to you before the workshops begin. This will contain your materials list, dates and times.
  • During the workshop, if you are unable to attend a class we need a minimum of 24 hours notice so we can transfer you to another time if available.
  • If we have less than 24 hours notice we cannot guarantee a transfer and payment may unfortunately be forfeited.

Time and place: Saturday 9.30am to 12pm at 1 Davis Court Woodlands, Perth.

Please book and pay online:

Bookings are necessary for all of our workshops.

https://www.trybooking.com/OMVQ

March 11th – 25th
April 1st – 22nd
May 6th – 20th
June 3rd – 17th
July 1st – 15th
August 5th – 19th
September 9th – 23rd
Sep 30th/Oct 7th – 14th
November 11th – 25th * Xmas Classes
December 2nd – 16th   * Xmas Classes

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Intermediate to Advanced
Next Step Crochet

Moving on from beginners in the Intermediate workshop we will teach you how to use the knowledge gained in the beginners’ class to crochet three beautiful patterned squares.  These squares can be repeated and joined together or joined to the three new squares that you can learn in subsequent workshops.  The creative options for this project are many and these will be discussed in class.

This workshop consists of 3 lessons run over a period of three consecutive weeks.  The workshop is split into three weekly sessions (2.5 hrs per session).

Week 1 to 3

  • Re-cap crochet terminology.
  • Learn how to crochet a variety of ‘fan’ stitch.
  • Learn to crochet ‘picot’ stitch.
  • Learn to crochet ‘clusters’.
  • Learn to join squares.
  • Different ways of joining your squares.
  • Creative options – added patterned squares, added strips of crochet running the length of the joined squares.

What you will need:

  • 8 ply wool – Subtle colour changes or one colour will work best. The number of balls depends on how many colours you choose.
  • 50mm crochet hook.
  • Wool needle to sew in ends and squares together.
  • Scissors to snip ends.

Cost: ($135.00) consists of 3 x 2.5hr sessions over 3 consecutive weeks. 

To confirm your place the total cost of the workshop ($135.00) is payable at the time of booking.

  • Confirmation of your booking will be emailed to you before the workshops begin. This will contain your materials list, dates and times.
  • During the workshop, if you are unable to attend a class we need a minimum of 24 hours notice so we can transfer you to another time if available.
  • If we have less than 24 hours notice we cannot guarantee a transfer and payment may unfortunately be forfeited.

Course outline for Intermediate and Advanced

Mandalas
Learn to crochet rounds of beautiful colours using variety of stitches.  Learn how to change colours and begin each round with ‘standing’ stitches.  These beautiful mandalas can be worked with fine cotton to create tiny doilies or with thick yarn/t-shirt yarn to create floor rugs.  The choice is yours!

(Three or four colours is a good start)

Tunisian Crochet
Re-discover this retro stitch.  Worked using a long crochet hook (Tunisian or Afghan hook) you will learn to crochet the basic Tunisian stitch plus two patterns.

(Bring a 5.00mm hook with any 4-8ply yarn of any colour way to the first lesson.  Technique & tension will be discussed & demonstrated.  Participants will be able to make informed decisions regarding yarn choices for final projects.)

Hairpin Crochet
Learn to crochet beautiful loops that are twisted and joined together to create ribbons of lace.

Learn to assemble a hairpin frame, create the loops and join the hairpin panels.

Create a Hairpin lace scarf. 

Broomstick Crochet
Using an oversized knitting needle or part of a broomstick, learn to crochet this wonderfully versatile stitch. Participants will discover how to increase and decrease in broomstick lace and use this knowledge to create a broomstick shawlette.

Squares
Learn two new square ‘Circle of Friends’ & ‘Centre Heart’.  Crochet these for someone special in your life.

Both perfect for using up those remnants of yarn hiding in the cupboard.

Time:  Saturday 9.30am to 12pm

Venue: 1 Davis Court Woodlands, Perth.

Please book and pay online:

Bookings are necessary for all of our workshops.

https://www.trybooking.com/OMVQ

March 11th – 25th  * Mandalas
April 1st – 22nd * Tunisian Crochet
May 6th – 20th * Hairpin Crochet
June 3rd – 17th * Broomstick Crochet
July 1st – 15th * Squares
August 5th – 19th * Mandalas
September 2nd – 16th * Tunisian Crochet
Sep 30th/Oct 7th – 14th * Hairpin/Broomstick
November 11th – 25th * Xmas Classes
December 2nd – 16th   * Xmas Classes

 

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