Crochet for Beginners - Mansfield Central Library - Community Learning

Mansfield Central Library, Mansfield

Key details

Date -
Sessions Thursdays: 1pm - 3pm
No. sessions 4
Venue Mansfield Central Library, Mansfield
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 15
Cost FREE - £36

About this course

This beginner's course introduces the craft of crochet and will show you how to hold a crochet hook and the wool/yarn to create a simple bag/purse.  You will learn a variety of crochet stitches whilst delving into the history of crochet.  You will also gain an understanding of the different terminology used in both English and American crochet stitches and crochet hook size conversion to metric (both UK and US) 

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Hold a crochet hook and yarn
  • Perform basic crochet sticthes such as a single, double, treble and a slip stitch
  • Understand the different terminology used for English and American crochet
  • Have an understanding of the crochet hook size conversion for metric (UK and US)
  • Understand the history of crochet

You will need:

  • A crochet hook size 4, 4.5 or 5, yarn, a notebook and a pen

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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