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Knitting & Crochet Workshops/Classes: Wales 2017

Following my similar posts for England, Ireland and Scotland, here is a roundup of some of the classes and workshops taking place across Wales for the rest of the year.  As with the other posts, I have only included classes that are currently scheduled that appear to have spaces available, or ones where you can arrange on an individual basis.  I will update this when new classes are scheduled so if you are interested then keep an eye on it.  All information is correct at time of searching,  but please understand that I am not affiliated with any of the places offering classes, so they may make changes that I am not aware of.  It is therefore best to contact the venue directly to see if there have been any changes to scheduled classes.

I’ve separated my search into the 4 main areas in Wales (hope I haven’t made any mistakes. Geography is really not my strong point!).  Apologies if I’ve missed any classes, but if you know of any that I have missed, then please let me know and I’ll amend the main post.

*Last updated 24/2/17*

NORTH WALES

ABAKHAN, Coast Road, Llanerch-Y-Mor Mostyn, Flintshire, CH8 9DX, http://www.abakhan.co.uk/workshops-and-courses.html?cat=436

Knitting Classes

  • Baby Knitting Class, 21/4/17, 10am-4pm, £40
  • Next Steps in Knitting, 14/5/17, 10am-4pm, £40

Crochet Classes

  • First Steps in Crochet, 1/4/17, 10am-4pm, £40
  • Crocheted Mandalas, 5/5/17, 10am-2pm, £30
  • Ultimate Granny Squares, 9/6/17, 10am-4pm, £40
  • Crochet Shapes, 23/6/17, 10am-4pm, £40
  • First Steps in Crochet, 9/7/17, 10am-4pm, £40

 

MID WALES

RED APPLE YARNS, 5 College St, Lampeter, Ceredigion, SA48 7DY, http://www.redappleyarn.co.uk/index.php/activities. Look under their ‘Special Events’ section for classes and contact details

Knitting Classes

  • Beginners Knit In , 19/4/17, 10am-4pm, price not listed
  • An Upskill (texture) Knit In, 3/5/17, 10am-4pm, price not listed
  • An Upskill (circular needles ) Knit in, 3/5/17, 10am-4pm, price not listed
  • British yarn Knit in, 31/5/17, 10am-4pm, price not listed
  • Garments – Knit in, 30/8/17, time and price not listed 

 

WEST WALES

SIMPLY FANCY FROCKS, Kingston House, King Street, Laugharne, SA33 4QE, http://www.simplyfancyfrocks.co.uk/lessons/

  • There are no classes scheduled but you can contact the shop to discuss your specific knitting, crochet or sewing needs and lessons will be tailored accordingly.

 

BRYNHYFRYD LIBRARY, Llangyfelach Road, Brynhyfryd, Swansea, SA5 9LH, http://www.swansea.gov.uk/article/16769/Knitting-and-Crochet-Class

  •  Drop-in for Knitters and Crocheters, every Wednesday until 29 June 2017, from 10am, free

 

SOUTH WALES

AMMONITE YARNS, 7 Llantrisant Road, Pontyclun,CF72 9DP,  http://www.ammoniteyarns.co.uk/workshops.html

Knitting Classes

  • One-to-one knitting lessons are available at a cost of £25 for two hours. Time and date to suit you
  • If you want to learn to knit with a friend, lessons are available at a cost of £15 per person for two hours. Time and date to suit you
  • Finishing Techniques, 9/3/17 OR 11/3/17, 10am-12pm, £15
  • Top Down Knitting, 1/4/17, 10am-3pm, £60 (including lunch)
  • Maths for Knitters Made Easy, 27/4/17 OR 29/4/17, 10am-12pm, £15
  • Brioche Stitch, 13/5/17 OR 18/5/17, 10am-12pm, £15
  • Summer Lace, 17/6/17, 10am-3pm, £60 (including lunch)
  • Introduction to Cables, 24/6/17 OR 29/6/17, 10am-12pm, £15
  • Slip Stitch and Two-Colour Cables, 8/7/17 OR 13/7/17, 10am-12pm, £15

Crochet Classes

  • Intermediate Course, begins 03/03/17 for three weeks, 1pm-3pm, £35
  • Granny Shapes, 4/3/17, 10am-2pm, £30 (includes lunch)
  • Simple Basket, 8/4/17, 10am-2pm, £35 (includes lunch)
  • Cablework, 6/5/17, 10am-1pm, £25
  • Tips for Neater Crochet, 20/5/17, 10am-12pm, £15
  • You can Knit and Crochet with Anything!, 24/6/17, 10am-12pm, £15
  • Introduction to Tunisian Crochet, 1/7/17, 10am-1pm, £25

 

GWLANA: (Welsh) Woolgathering, Centre for Alternative Technology, Powys, http://www.gwlana.co.uk/#oct-workshop

  • Twice-yearly Weekend Workshops, May and October, prices and workshops to be confirmed

 

YARN ‘N’ YARNS, 22 Cornerswell Road, Penarth, CF64 2UZ, http://www.yarnnyarns.com/?page_id=20

Knitting Classes

  • Knitting Group (all levels), every Wednesday, 2-4pm, £4.50 per class
  • Felting & Knitting Class, every Thursday, 2-4pm,  £4.50 per class

Crochet Classes

  • Crochet Class (beginners), every Wednesday, 10.30-12.30, £4.50 per class
  • Crochet Class (all levels), every Thursday, 7-9pm, £5 per class
  • Crochet and Knitting Class (all levels),  every Saturday, 10.30am-12.30pm, £4.50 per class
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