Knit & Crochet Tea Party on 24 June 2016

If you know how to knit and crochet, we’ve the perfect day out for you, £69. We have a choice of fabulous yarn projects for you to make.

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You’ll need to be confident in basic knitting or crochet to join in, but there will be technical demonstrations throughout the day for the tricky bits, including knitting in the round, embroidery, beading and a crochet slip (or ‘magic’) ring.

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And as a very special surprise, WW’s Editor, Diane, will join you for a well-deserved afternoon tea before you go home.


10am Welcome, with coffee and tea
10.30am Start work on your chosen cake project
11am Introduction to pattern reading and basic shaping
11.30 Tea break
11.45am Double-pointed needles knitting demonstration
1pm Lunch
2pm Sewing-up instructions
2.45pm Adding beading and decorative embroidery
3.30pm Tea break
4pm Stuffing cakes and finishing off
4.15pm Question time
4.30pm Workshop finishes


Meet your tutors

Freddie Patmore

Knitting and crochet expert Freddie Patmore


Our Knitting Assistant has been knitting and crocheting since she was a child. She’s gone on to become a published author and designer and loves teaching our workshops!

Woman's Weekly Knitting Assistant Monika Cobel

Woman’s Weekly Knitting Assistant Monika Cobel


Our newest member of the team has a calm and patient nature, making her an excellent tutor. She’s now begun designing for Woman’s Weekly.

To book

Book By Phone MasterCard, Visa or Maestro cardholders can book the above workshops on 0800 024 1212*. Alternatively, download and print our booking form and post it to us with a cheque for the full amount.

Terms and conditions

Tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Woman’s Weekly has the right to change the itinerary of the day. Please note, tickets to these events are non-refundable, unless they are cancelled or postponed. A guest-list policy will be in operation at the events. After purchasing tickets, you will receive confirmation – this is your event ticket, so please retain it for future reference.

Where are the workshops held?

At our HQ: Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU. The workshops do not include lunch, but there is a canteen on site or you can bring your own, there are also food outlets close to the office. Should your chosen date already be sold out, you will if possible be offered an alternative date.


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