Our craft courses will teach you a range of creative skills you can use to start a small business making and selling your own unique products. They're also a great way to improve your dexterity, meet new people and develop an interest.
This course is being taught online during the Summer 2020 Term.
Learn the basics of hand knitting, then experiment and develop ideas or work from commercially produced patterns on this very design-led course.
At the end of the course you will be able to:
Knit in rows using at least two stitches
Knit at least one cable stitch
Increase and decrease stitches for shaping
Join seams and use different finishing techniques
Identify techniques and use technical language
Design and make your own simple project
- Have the opportunity to share skills and ideas.
There will be individual and group tuition, with teacher led discussions and demonstrations.
Assessment is on-going with teacher feedback, individual learning plans, self and peer assessment,
There are no entry requirements.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
Other fashion or knitwear courses at South Thames College.- or start a small business course
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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