We have talented and skilled people to teach you new projects – whether you are a novice or an adventurous creator!  Crochet, knitting, macrame, and more.  If there is something you want to learn we’d love to hear your suggestions.  Classes are held day-times, evenings and weekends.

YARNING PLACE CLASSES 

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Crochet 2.0 

Saturday 22 June – 10.30 am – 12.30 pm 

  • Know how to do the basics in Crochet but not confident beyond the Granny Square?
  • Want to do more complex patterns but not sure where to start?
  • Have trouble keeping your edges straight?
  • Problems increasing and decreasing?
  • Patterns confuse you?

Well this is for you.

 About the Class

In this class we move beyond the basics and take you to the next level of crochet.  You will learn how to crochet back and forth and in the round, keep your edges straight, how to increase and decrease and learn new stitches. You will also learn how to read patterns including charts and be able to distinguish between US and other crochet patterns and follow all of them.

To make the class ‘real’ we will be making a Beanie. Crocheting the Beanie will allow you to put into practice all you are learning including increasing, decreasing, back and forth crochet and learning new stitches. By the end of the class you will be well on the way to finishing your own unique Beanie.

Cost: $80.00 which includes:

  • 2 hours of Tuition
  • 1 x 100 gram ball of Yes 8 ply (98% Wool and 2% Sparkles) plus 25 grams of Loyal 8ply (100%
  • 1 Crochet Hook
  • Basic Patterns
  • Project Bag
  • Light refreshments

(Valued at $120.00)

To register go to https://yarningplace.com.au/classes/ or call 9399 4213 or drop by the shop and register in person

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SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITY 

Just for Kids Beginner Knitting Class (BYO Adult)

 

This 3 x 1 ½ hour class has been specially designed for 7-12 year olds by our Yarning Place Knitting teacher Heather

Heather will be teaching the class which will be held over 3 mornings.

  • Tuesday 9  July 10.30am-12.00pm
  • Wednesday 10 July 10.30am-12.00pm
  • Thursday 11  July 10.30am-12.00pm

Having the class over 3 days means that you can practice in the afternoons and be ready for the next session.

Where possible please BYO Adult so that the child has someone who they can turn to for support and encouragement.

At the end of the session you will have the basic skills required to knit, casting on and off and plain and purl knitting.

Cost: $120.00 for the Class (3 sessions).

This includes tuition and all materials – Wool, Needles, Project bag and Morning Tea each day.

It is BYO Adult and the adult is gratis so you get 2 for 1 😊 Adults will however need to bring along or purchase their own materials.

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Crochet Market Bags

 Saturday 20 July 10.30am-1.00pm

The class is taken by our expert crocheter who will work with you to crochet a fantastic two colour market bag made from 100% Australian cotton

This is a 2 ½ hour class

At the end of the class you will have made the bottom of the bag, the handles and started the sides. The rest to be completed after the class.

This is for those who have already mastered basic crochet.

Cost is $85.00 per person

This includes tuition and all materials including:

  • 1 Crochet Hook
  • 2 Balls of Heirloom 8 Ply Cotton
  • Project Bag
  • Light Refreshments/Supper

 

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Beginner Crochet Classes

This 4 hour class is taken over 2 Saturday

17 August and 24 August 10.30am – 12.30pm

Do you want to learn how to Crochet or refresh your skills?  Are you curious as to how people make gorgeous Granny Square rugs, cushions or handbags? Wonder how shawls, beanies and tops are made? How to read a crochet pattern? Or want to learn the basics of crochet such as what a chain, treble and double crochet is?

Come to our beginners’ crochet class and find out the answers to these question as well as learning how to crochet in a comfortable environment with like-minded people.

At the end of the 2 classes you will be confident at crocheting chains, double crochet stitch and trebles. Have learnt how to read crochet patterns, made a Granny Square at least two different ways as well as start a project of your own.

Where, when and what do you get?

The classes are taken by our expert Crocheters who will get you crocheting in no time.

Cost for the 2 week class is $120.00 which includes:

  • 4 hours of Tuition
  • 2 x Balls Heirloom Easycare 5ply Wool
  • 1 Crochet Hook
  • Basic Patterns
  • Project Bag
  • Light refreshments

Register by completing the form on the right or call 93994233 or drop into the shop and register in person. 

Macrame Basics plus a bit more

July/August/September Dates will be announced in June

Class outlines  

Session One – Learn the knots that are essential to starting any Macrame Project

Session Two – Using the knots learnt, we then create an item of your choice which includes estimating quantity of cotton rope required and designing your own patterns.

Cost is $100 which includes tuition, all materials and light refreshments. Classes are limited to 4 people.  To register please complete the Registration Form.

Our aim is to teach and give you confidence in your Macrame. We believe that you only need 2 classes to be proficient. Week 1 is hands on learning knots and techniques. Week 2 is where you work on YOUR chosen Macrame project. This is the week where most of your learning is developed and applied. 

Cost for the 2 week class is $100.00 which includes:

  • 4 hours of tuition
  • All materials
  • Light  Refreshment

     

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    Learn to Knit – Class

     12.30 – 2.30 pm Saturday 10 & 17th August

     Class outline 

    Want to try knitting but don’t know where to start?

    Tried YouTube but couldn’t quite get it? We have the solution, join Yarning Place Beginner Knitting class.

    This class caters for those who have little or no knowledge of knitting to those who have tried but are just not confident with their skills.

    In the class you will learn about the “tools of the trade” as well as yarns, tension and of course plain and purl stitches.

    Taken by expert knitting teachers, the classes are conducted in a comfortable and relaxed environment where all are welcome.  Come along, learn a new skill, meet new people, create something unique having fun while you do it.

    The Beginner knitting classes are 2 x 2 hour classes taken over 2 weeks 

      

    Cost for the 2 week Beginner class is $130.00 which includes:

    4 hours of tuition

    • 1 x Ball 8 ply Zara 100% Superfine Australian Merino (your choice of colour)
    • 1 pair of Clover Bamboo Needles
    • Basic Patterns
    • Project Bag
    • Light Refreshments

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    Lace Knitting – Introduction

    Have you ever wondered how to knit beautiful intricate lace patterns?

    Find reading lace patterns a challenge? Would like to start but are wary of fine yarn? Well this class is for you.

    The class, taken by our expert knitter will get you knitting a beautiful lace piece in no time.

    In this class you will work on a sampler for lace knitting. The sampler is based on the 18 row pattern needed to make the gorgeous shawl that is on display in store.

    When: Saturday 3 August  10.30 am – 12.30 pm

    Cost for this one off class is $75.00 with materials including:

    • 1 Ball of Fusion Sulco
    • 1 pair of Clover Bamboo Knitting Needles
    • 1 Lace Shawl Pattern
    • Project Bag
    • Light refreshments

    This class is for competent knitters

     To register complete the form to the right or call 9399 4213 or drop by the shop and register in person.