Crochet for Beginners – Sept – 4 x sessions with Cathy!

From: £150.00

These 4 weekly classes are the perfect place to start your crochet addiction.

In this 4 week series you will learn the foundations of crochet so you can tackle any project with confidence and mad skills.

We will cover everything. Yarn choices and hook suitability, learn foundation chain, double, treble, and cluster stitches; working in rows and in the round; changing colours, and an introduction to reading patterns and charts.

Week One –Getting started – foundation chains, double and treble stitch, stripes and colour changes, securing your work.

Week Two – Granny Squares and motifs – working in the round, introduction to reading to charts and instructions

Week Three – Shell stitch – working in clusters, planning colours, reading charts and written patterns, 2-row patterns

Week Four – Practice and recaps – no new stitch today! We will have some time to practice all the techniques covered, ask questions, and troubleshoot anything we had problems with. You can also bring your first project ideas to this session for some advice on getting going.

This course is suitable for beginners and those who want to revisit the basics.

All materials included in this workshop –  A kit including a selection of colourful yarns and hooks and visual and written resources.

20% off  MT Members x


Will this class be suitable for me?

You need zero experience to join this workshop. In this class you will learn the fundamentals of crochet. Ideal for those who enjoy learning IRL.

If you haven’t crocheted for quite some time, this is an excellent refresher series too. Re learn the basics – the MT way.

Can I bring my own supplies?

Of course. We will provide a starter kit with yarn and hooks to get you going, but if you have yarn abut and some hooks, bring them along. Its always good to experiment with different yarns and designs of brands of tools.

Can I cancel my booking?

Afraid not. Our Guest teachers are special to us and we need them to be compensated for their effort fairly. Plus the admin is a nightmare so we do not offer refunds on these workshops. All bookings are final.

You are welcome to send a friend in your place if you are no longer able to make the 4 x sessions, just give us a heads up. Y

What if I can't make a session?

You won’t complete the samples. Please ensure you are able to make all 4 sessions before booking. Missing a class may mean you will fall behind and this becomes disruptive to the rest of the group. We do not offer alternative times to catch up on missed classes.

What is the minimum age to attend?

We are happy to host well behaved people 16+ Please ensure your teenager is able to get home safely after the class or picked up on time.

Crochet for Beginners – Sept – 4 x sessions with Cathy!

From: £150.00

Who is Cathy?

Cathy is a freelance designer/maker working across props, set, décor, fashion, and art fabrication.

Working predominantly with fabric and yarn, Cathy has a creative style with an emphasis on unusual combinations of texture, and a playful approach to colour in her independent work, and a strong technical skillset in knit, crochet, and sewing when fabricating a client’s designs.

Cathy has worked with companies such as Katie Jones, The Feelies, and Min Wu, as well as fabricating décor for festivals such as Wilderness, Secret Garden Party, Farr, and Big Feastival, and designing décor for Brainchild and Glastonbury Festivals.

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