Knitting School

This is RedApple’s Knitting School –

Beginners Class – for Knitting and Crochet. Every Saturday (except during August) from 1:30 to 4pm we will help you up skill – from I haven’t a clue? … to How do I do? …… bring your project or skill you want to master and we’ll help you on your way.  This is £3.50 per session no need to register (but we miss you if go and don’t come back).

Our Knitting School is cancelled due to ill health

These are theme lead Play Days – Knit and natter with a purpose! where you will make a series of sample swatches based on the theme of the day.  Discuss the techniques, stitches, fabric swatches and abbreviations. You will need to be an improver knitter you will need to be able to knit and purl, the smoother you can knit the more samples you will be able to make. We will try new skills, techniques and yarns and keep you entertained with snippets of knitting trivia and knitting know how. Held on Wednesdays in the shop.


New for 2019 Beginners day out  a full day begining to knit session. Tips, easy reminders and useful to knows.

Making up and Edges : This session looks at starting AND stopping. Cast ons and Cast Offs; Picking up and fancy edges. And good sewing up, with some hints to make it easier

Sock Skills: This session looks at sock making how to and some of the skills you need to turn a heel picking up and short rows as well as work in the round.

Yarns Tension and substitutions: this session will look at standard tension, gauge samples, your tension, the effect of changing needles size. Patterns, yarns and yarns substitutions for patterns.

Colour work: this session will look at changing colour in your knitting, colour work, intasisa, charts, slip stitch patterns, and working in the round.



Day Classes –These are all Wednesday sessions and run from 10am to 3:30pm, at the shop, they cost £25  and will include some materials and refreshments and homemade biscuits, but please bring your own lunch. You will also need your favourite DK and 4ply needles (a selection of needles will be on hand) and a notebook. Please contact the shop via facebook  or email or phone Jude on 01570 423715 during shop hours to book. Places limited to 8.

These days can also be booked as one off events for parties, hennights or book a day while you are on holiday?  They can be tailored to your group please ask for details.