Stag & Bow


Stag and Bow host a continuously evolving wide programme of workshops from beginners’ standards - knitting, crochet and understanding your sewing machine - to more advanced classes in spoon carving, felting, lino printing and more. We also run classes themed round new book and product launches. Many of our tutors are local makers.

November 5th & 12th - Beginners Knitting, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm

November 5th & 12th - Beginners Knitting, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm


Over 2 sessions learn how to knit! You will learn about different yarns and needle sizes, how to understand a ball band and make a tension swatch. You will learn how to cast on, master garter stitch, purl and cast off thus ending up with your very first knitted piece! The sky is the limit.

All materials are included. You will get to take home a new pair of knitting needles.

All participants will receive a 10% discount in the Stag & Bow shop for the duration of the class.

Please note our workshops/classes are not refundable

Tutor: Linda Litchfield

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 uses a machine for patchwork, clothes-making and embroidery.  For the past 5 years Linda has taught classes part-time in knitting, patchwork and quilting and hand and machine embroidery.

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