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Knitted Christmas Decorations – Thursday 6th & 13th December – 6.30pm – 8.30pm £65
Learn to knit some family heirlooms with Linda Litchfield.
Week one – You will learn how to knit 2 dimensional Christmas trees which may be stitched together to make a 3D decoration or hung simply as a garland round the house.
Week Two – Knitting in the round you will learn fair isle techniques and make a 3D knitted fair isle bauble.
Materials are included and also the sweet book from the ‘Twenty to make’ series ‘Knitted Christmas Decorations.
We ask that you have basic knitting experience.
Linda has a BA in fine art textiles from Goldsmiths, university of London and a PTTLLS teaching certificate. She learnt to sew and knit as a child and, despite some career distractions, has been honing her skills by almost daily practice for the last fifty or so years. Her personal preference is for hand sewing and knitting but she use’s amachine for patchwork and clothes-making and for some embroidery. For the past 5 years Linda has taught classes part-time in knitting, patchwork and quilting and hand and machine embroidery.
Linda enjoys very much passing on her skills and knowledge to learners and encouraging the fulfilment that the practice of these crafts can bring.