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Giant Knitting


Sat 26 May 2018, 9:00am–12:30pm

Where: Ventana Creative Collective, 8 Kitchener St, Martinborough, Wairarapa

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Cost: $120.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Learn all about the giant knitting craze right here in Martinborough! Kate will show you how to knit a giant blanket of your very own using pure New Zealand wool.

Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 15 and older
Class Size Limit: 10
Teacher: Kate Caie

What you'll learn to make in this giant knitting workshop:

- Learn basic knitting techniques such as casting on and looping to create several basic stitches. Become an extreme knitter and leave with a giant knit of your very own.

- Having a large knit item made with giant needles is a unique creation that will last forever.

All wool is a locally sourced from a small farm near Masterton—it's a Corriedale x Romney mix and is called "Roving wool" which has been part processed (washed, carded and prepared for spinning). This beautiful luxuriously soft wool comes in natural sheep colours, cream and different shades of brown.

All materials are included in the cost. Needles included for use on the day—can be purchased online if you wish to continue Giant Knitting at home!