Come along to one of our courses in London for our exclusive 2016 knitting & crochet workshop programme –  and meet the editorial team!

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We’ve got all skill levels covered with our programme of knitting and crochet workshops. Being held at our offices in London, there’s sure to be something on our programme that’s for you! Led by our editorial team with support from their carefully selected experts, we will provide you with appropriate materials to work with during your day.

For any further information on each of the courses and to find out about your tutors on the day, please click on the link under the workshop you are interested in.

Each workshop costs £79 per person, per workshop unless otherwise stated.

How To Design Your Own Knitted Cardigan with Tina on 15 April

Would you like to be able to alter a knitting pattern to your own specifications? Now’s your chance. We’ll teach you how to work out a pattern for a simple stocking-stitch cardigan in double-knitting yarn. It’s also aimed at budding designers with some knowledge of knitting. Read the full itinerary of the day.

nautical cardigan knitting pattern wide

We’ll teach you the theory to create stunning designs of your very own

Knit & Crochet Tea Party with Freddie and Monika on 24 June

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


There’ll be plenty of knit and crochet goodies to make

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. We’ve got a special surprise in the afternoon, too! Find out what it is, and read more information about the workshop.

How To Design A Child’s Knitted Sweater with Tina on 7 October

We’ll teach you how to create a sweater pattern for your child or grandchild. The pattern will be for a simple stocking-stitch sweater in double-knitting yarn that you make at home. Take a look at the itinerary for more information.


Technical Editor Tina is a whizz with numbers and an excellent tutor

Circular Knitting Masterclass with Freddie and Monika on 17 June

For experienced knitters, this workshop introduces you to two intricate circular knitting tools: double-pointed needles and circular needle. You’ll learn how to hold and work on a set of four double-pointed needles, creating narrow knitted tubes, such as socks or a polo neck. In the afternoon, you’ll work on a circular needle for both straight and tubular knitting. See the full itinerary for more information.

knitting in the round with double pointed needles

Knitting in the round is easy when you know how © iStock

Make The Woman’s Weekly Knitted Bear with Freddie and Monika on 16 May

You’ll need to be a confident knitter to make our adorable toy as he needs some complex shaping techniques to create the perfect shape. Learn knitting skills including tricky shapings, including turning rows and invisible seaming and facial embroidery. Find out all about it and meet your tutors.

womans weekly bear red christmas styling

Good old bear has a few fiddly bits, join us and we’ll show you how to tackle them

Learn To Crochet with Freddie and Monika on 16 September

The ideal workshop for beginners. Join our friendly team of tutors, who’ll teach you all you need to know, starting with how to hold your hook and yarn, how to do the basic stitches and how to work from your chosen pattern. Find out more by reading the plan for the day.

dc decrease 1 crochet

Holding yarns can be the tricky, but we’ll show you exactly how it’s done

Speedy/Ultimate Christmas Knitting with Freddie and Monika on 3 October

Packed with handy, time-saving hints and gorgeous gift ideas, this workshop is for the confident beginner knitter. Learn knitting skills that will become the envy of your friends as you knit up a storm just in time for Christmas. They’ll wonder how you did it! Take a look at our plan for the day.

Super sparkly christmas gift scarf

This super-quick knitted scarf is one of many projects you’ll try on the day


Brand new for 2016!

Learn To Crochet With Your Child Or Grandchild on Friday 12 August

This half-day workshop will be fun for you and your child or grandchild to learn knitting together. Our tutors will teach you how to do basic crochet stitches, starting from how to hold your hook and yarn to how to do basic stitches. Ticket price of £65 includes one child and one adult. Find out what you’ll be getting up to.

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Learn To Knit With Your Child Or Grandchild on Friday 19 August

Our tutors will teach you and your little one to knit from scratch on this half-day workshop. They’ll show you both how to cast on, knit, purl and cast off and get started on a scarf or a bookmark project, which you can carry on with together ready for the winter. Ticket price of £65 includes one child and one adult. Find out what the day has in store.

Learn to knit with your child or grandchild

Keep the kids happy with a fun new activity for the Summer Holidays © iStock


Make & Take Crochet Amigurumi Friday 18 November

This full day make and take workshop is perfect for you if you’ve had a go at crochet and want to have a go at making toys. We’ll take you through the stages from start to finish in making your very own Amigurumi-style toy. Find out more.

Amigurumi pets to make

Amigurumi is the name for this style toy animals traditionally worked in double crochet stitch

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?

All workshops except the 18th November, are held at our HQ: Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU. The workshop on the 18th of November, will be held at the London ExCel centre.

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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