5 Week Beginner Plus Knitting by Nest Knitting - crafts in London
sewing classes in London
5 Week Beginner Plus Knitting by Nest Knitting - crafts in London
sewing classes in London

5 Week Beginner Plus Knitting

by Nest Knitting

Join this 5-week beginners knitting course and master all the best techniques in Nest's north London school.

Sewing Class

Five session course

All levels welcome

Crouch End N8


Five session course


Consolidate your knitting skills and further your craft in this intensive beginners knitting course. Master all the best techniques of the trade as you transform into a master knitter in just 5 weeks!

In this class

During the 5-week course, you will accomplish the following:

  • Make a baby cardigan
  • Learn how to read a pattern
  • Learn how to rib
  • Stocking stitch
  • Shape
  • Pick up stitches
  • Make buttonholes
  • Block
  • Sew up

All these skills can be utilised to create an adult garment!

Homework will be set for students after each of the classes.

Now you can

  • Knit a variety of different garments from start to finish
  • Use the techniques that you have learnt to experiment with new garments
  • Teach others your new skills!


Students will walk away from the class with everything that is made during the course, as well as an abundance of knowledge and skills!

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Did you know?

Miriam Tegels from the Netherlands holds the esteemed record for being the world's fastest knitter. She can hand knit 118 stitches in one minute.
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Class location

102 Weston Park
Nest Knitting

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5 Week Beginner Plus Knitting by Nest Knitting - crafts in London

About your host, Nest Knitting

Genevieve West took over as the owner of Nest in January 2015, and has since made it her mission to inspire a sense of creativity in others through her workshops. Gen has been sewing and knitting since the age of eight, and throughout her extensive and impressive career, has always incorporated this creative license into her work, whatever it may be.

Something that Gen is staunchly passionate about is passing on her love of art and creative flair to younger generations. She has now been able to combine her love of sewing, crochet, knitting and teaching and is delighted to have been able to buy the shop where she was once herself a regular customer.

At Nest, students are provided with a range of wonderful and hands on courses in knitting, felting, crocheting and sewing in their fabulous shop in North London. With a strong emphasis on the beauty and of handmade items, Nest pass on a love of all things handcrafted through their sociable and affable workshops. Whether you are a complete novice or a seasoned pro, you will be warmly welcome to any of Nest’s numerous and diverse courses, where you will be able to hone in your skills and further your craft under the Nest team's expert guidance.

Anyone over the age of seven is welcomed into Nest’s beautifully lit workshop to take part in one of the many courses on offer. Choose between a mixture of five-week courses and one off workshops, as you discover your genius with Nest!

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You will need to bring 250g of aran weight yarn, 4mm and 5mm 80cm circular needles, all of which is available to purchase at Nest.


This class is designed for beginners with some knowledge of how to cast on and off, knit and purl.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

5 Week Beginner Plus Knitting
by Nest Knitting