Knitting and Crochet Crafts for Winter

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Knitting and Crochet Crafts for Winter
Who is this course for?
From absolute beginners who want to learn the basics to more experienced students who want to try a different style of knitting or crochet, or progress to design their own projects. Students can work on group and/or individual projects
What are the entry requirements?
Anyone with an interest in textiles, crochet or knitting is welcome to join this course
What will I study?
By the end of the course you will be able to do the following:
Understand and know how to use a variety of knitting/crochet and crafts techniques
Know how to read and understand patterns, and adapt them to suit your own needs
Explore a variety of different …

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Knitting and Crochet Crafts for Winter
Who is this course for?
From absolute beginners who want to learn the basics to more experienced students who want to try a different style of knitting or crochet, or progress to design their own projects. Students can work on group and/or individual projects
What are the entry requirements?
Anyone with an interest in textiles, crochet or knitting is welcome to join this course
What will I study?
By the end of the course you will be able to do the following:
Understand and know how to use a variety of knitting/crochet and crafts techniques
Know how to read and understand patterns, and adapt them to suit your own needs
Explore a variety of different materials
Mix techniques and different media
Look at the current trends in knitting/ crochet and crafts exploring this seasons techniques
Look at this seasons colours, fibres and materials
Research appropriate designs and suppliers using the internet.
By the end, you will be able to: Identify and make a range of different stitches, have used a variety of different types of knitting and crochet styles, be able to read a basic pattern and start a personal project as well as experiment with different fibre related crafts.
How is the course taught?
The tutor will do an initial assessment (an individual learning plan) to discover your starting point, find out what you want to get out of the course, take any previous knowledge you have into account, and plan how best to support you. She will demonstrate techniques, show inspiring examples and provide hand-outs to support your learning. You will learn by experience, demonstration, group work - and practice! You will work with others in a supportive atmosphere.
How will I be assessed?
Your progress will be reviewed by regular feedback from the tutor, discussions, self-assessment, group and peer work as well as the finished projects.
By the end of the course what vocational skills will I obtain?
Textile skills
What materials do I need for the course?
Please refer to the brochure/website for full details of fees and concessions. You will need paper/notebook and pen, a 4mm crochet hook, 4mm knitting needles, DK yarn, a file to keep hand- outs, samples and notes in, stranded cotton in a variety of colours, a selection of different-sized hand sewing needles and fabric scraps. At the first session, the tutor will discuss costs for the course and provide a list of suppliers.

Fee information

Accredited courses

Fee A

Full Fee (Full fees for courses of 15 weeks or more can be paid in two instalments. You must include the first half with your enrolment)

Fee B

If you are:

  • aged 16-18 years old on an accredited course
  • on Job Seeker's Allowance or on Employment Support Allowance (Work-Related Activity Group)
  • unemployed and in receipt of a means tested benefit (or are dependent of someone who is unemployed and in receipt of a means tested benefit) and sign a Declaration of Intention to enter employment
  • aged 19-23 studying for a first full Level 2 qualification and do not already have a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • aged 19-24 studying for a first full Level 3 qualification and you do not already have a full Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • studying GCSE English or maths and do not already have a grade C or above
  • studying an accredited English or maths course
  • studying an entry or Level 1 accredited course and are aged 19-23 and have prior attainment below full Level 2. (This does not apply to ESOL courses)
  • taking part in a Family Learning activity

Fee C

Exam fees are non-refundable and payable at enrolment. In some cases exam fees are to be confirmed.

*first £40 of the exam fee applies.


Non-accredited coursesFee AFull Fee (Full fees for courses of 15 weeks or more can be paid in two instalments. You must include the first half with your enrolment).Fee BLearners who are working and are in receipt of means tested benefits other than JSA/ESA e.g. housing benefit, council tax benefit, income support or pension credit.Fee C

Learners in receipt of 'active' benefits i.e. job seekers allowance, Employment Support allowance (Work Related Activity Group).

or

Learners in receipt of wider benefits (or their unwaged dependant) e.g. council tax benefit, housing benefit, income support, pension guarantee credit who sign to declare that they are intending to enter employment.

You will be required to provide valid proof that you are entitled to receive a free course or a reduced fee at enrolment.

Fee information

Accredited courses

Fee A

Full Fee (Full fees for courses of 15 weeks or more can be paid in two instalments. You must include the first half with your enrolment)

Fee B

If you are:

  • aged 16-18 years old on an accredited course
  • on Job Seeker's Allowance or on Employment Support Allowance (Work-Related Activity Group)
  • unemployed and in receipt of a means tested benefit (or are dependent of someone who is unemployed and in receipt of a means tested benefit) and sign a Declaration of Intention to enter employment
  • aged 19-23 studying for a first full Level 2 qualification and do not already have a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • aged 19-24 studying for a first full Level 3 qualification and you do not already have a full Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • studying GCSE English or maths and do not already have a grade C or above
  • studying an accredited English or maths course
  • studying an entry or Level 1 accredited course and are aged 19-23 and have prior attainment below full Level 2. (This does not apply to ESOL courses)
  • taking part in a Family Learning activity

Fee C

Exam fees are non-refundable and payable at enrolment. In some cases exam fees are to be confirmed.

*first £40 of the exam fee applies.


Non-accredited coursesFee AFull Fee (Full fees for courses of 15 weeks or more can be paid in two instalments. You must include the first half with your enrolment).Fee BLearners who are working and are in receipt of means tested benefits other than JSA/ESA e.g. housing benefit, council tax benefit, income support or pension credit.Fee C

Learners in receipt of 'active' benefits i.e. job seekers allowance, Employment Support allowance (Work Related Activity Group).

or

Learners in receipt of wider benefits (or their unwaged dependant) e.g. council tax benefit, housing benefit, income support, pension guarantee credit who sign to declare that they are intending to enter employment.

You will be required to provide valid proof that you are entitled to receive a free course or a reduced fee at enrolment.

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