Knitting for Beginners

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Knitting is fun, fashionable, creative and relaxing and relevant across the seasons. This course will teach you the basics, giving you the confidence to take on your own projects in cotton, linen or wool.

Course ID BRU2019
Price $165.00 (GST included)
Start date Thursday, 20 July 2017
Finish date Thursday, 10 August 2017
Sessions 4 sessions of 2.5 hours
Time 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Tutor Lee Scott
Location CIT Bruce
Status Module is finished.


A beginners kit is available for $25 at the first class. It will equip you with all you need for the projects during the course.

Kit includes:
* Yarn for following projects
-Mug cosies - 8 ply wool
-Knitting Bag - cotton - in two colours
-Dishcloth - cotton
* 4.00mm straight needles & 3.5mm circular needles
* A tapestry needle and stitch markers

More Information

About your tutor:
Lee Scott was taught how to knit by her grandmother and has been a passionate knitter ever since. She is constantly updating and improving her own skills, taking advanced courses and attending craft retreats and conferences whenever they are offered.

She first started teaching knitting, crochet and Macramé in the 1980s. She has a long standing association with the ACT Embroiderer's Guild where she facilitates a monthly fibre and yarn group and teaches a new knitting, crochet or tatting technique every second month. She has also taught workshops at craft fairs.

Lee and her daughter recently opened an online yarn shop, supplying yarns that are produced in a sustainable and ethical way including those produced by women's community projects in countries such as Africa, Tibet and Afghanistan.

Location: CIT Bruce

Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

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  • PO Box 226
  • Jamison ACT 2614
  • Canberra, Australia

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  • J Block, Room J013
  • Vowels Crescent
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Bruce Campus
  • Haydon Drive, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Canberra, Australia

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