Course overview

Dive in to the wonderful, colourful world of crochet by joining this engaging and hands-on adult education course. Suitable for all levels of crocheters, from complete beginners to more experienced practitioners, this course will take you on a journey through the basics of crochet stitches, pattern reading, and project creation. Whether you're a complete novice or looking to enhance your skills, you will learn to create beautiful and functional crocheted pieces perfect for the summer season, whilst learning an enjoyable, trendy and relaxing new hobby. Join us for a summer filled with creativity, camaraderie, and the joy of handmade craftsmanship.

Course description

This Summer Crochet course offers a comprehensive introduction to the art of crochet, catering to learners with varying levels of experience. Through a series of interactive lessons and guided practice, you will develop the foundational skills needed to create a variety of crochet projects, from simple accessories to more intricate garments. With expert instruction from a highly experienced tutor in a supportive learning environment, you will gain confidence in your abilities while unleashing your creativity through this timeless craft. Beginners will start by learning the basic crochet stitches and all about terminology, tools, and techniques. You will practice essential stitches such as chain stitch, single crochet, half double and double crochet while creating simple swatches and samples. You will then move on to learning techniques for increasing, decreasing, and working in the round before learning about crochet patterns and charts which will help to expand your repertoire of crochet stitches and help you progress toward more complex projects. Improver level crocheters will build on their knowledge and explore new crochet projects perfect for the warmer months. You will be able to create sun hats, water bottle holders and barefoot sandals or maybe even a beach bag or a lightweight summer top. All students will learn how to refine your crochet skills with advanced techniques for edging, seaming, and embellishing your projects. Gain tips for blocking and caring for crocheted items, and explore avenues for further learning and experimentation.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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