Learn To Crochet on 6 October 2016

The ideal workshop for total beginners. For just £69, join us at Woman’s Weekly HQ in London for this comprehensive workshop.

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We’ve designed this course for people who have never even tried to hold a crochet hook before. If you have, join us to make sure you are doing everything correctly as we all work through each stage in detail.

Holding crochet hook traditional method

Holding the crochet hook is tricky but we’ve got a few different ways you might like to try


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 from a selection.

crochet brooches

You will leave with the skills required to tackle more complex projects



10am Welcome, with coffee and tea
10.30am How to hold your hook and yarn and make a slip knot
11am Learn how to work the basic stitches, chain, double crochet and double trebles
11.30am Continue working on the basic stitches
1pm Lunch
2pm How to read a pattern and workin the round
3.30pm How to change a colour and work a basic project
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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Crochet stockings

Broaden your skills so there are plenty of new things for you to make


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