Courses, tuition, workshops

This contact information is provided in good faith for the benefit of members and others. The Knitting & Crochet Guild does not necessarily recommend the individuals or organisations listed here and cannot accept any responsibility for any consequences of any dealings anyone contacting them may have. Please contact these organisations directly.

Ali Crafts - Alison a new member of the Guild offers a range of crochet patterns, crochet alongs and workshops in Stockton on Tees, check her website for more information.

Crochet Designs UK - distance learning with Pauline Turner including the International Diploma in Crochet, one day workshops and residential courses.

Debbie Abrahams Workshops - Debbie is planning a lot more time off looking after her precious baby boy whilst he is still so young, check her website for the latest information

Denman College - the WI's craft school offers a wide range of courses including those in knitting and crochet, covering topics for beginners and those wanted to advance their knowledge of particular techniques.

Distance Knitting with Fiona Morris a Guild member offers City & Guilds hand knitting course

Gartmore House Knitting Holidays courses for beginners and seasoned experts located in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, Scotland.

Get Knitted: hold many workshops in Brislington, Bristol

Guild of Machine Knitters: extensive listing of courses for machine knitters held in all regions

Handspun Exotics Sue Macniven runs courses in Scotland

Knit Design Online Hand Knit Textiles distance learning courses with Loraine McClean

Missenden Abbey, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire: Knitting and crochet courses Tel: 01296 383582

Machine knitting courses for beginners with Marissa Thereze. Learn to knit in a relaxed creative environment in the setting of Gallery 25, Church Street, Hereford. HR1 2LR. Contact Marissa on 07790367497

Nezumi World - holds classes at Brent Adult & Community Education Services (BACES) Carlton Centre, Carlton Vale, London NW6 5RTA and will soon be starting short courses in Central London. Various courses in Crochet, Knitting, Felting, Dyeing, Embroidery and Beaded Jewellery Contact: Tel 020 7644 9460 or email

Purl Alpaca Designs - are now offering workshop days at their new shop on the alpaca farm in Bourne, Cambridgeshire. Book online or call 01223 328 739

The Roving Yarn Guild member Rowan Watts runs and co-runs various workshops and events for knitters and crocheters Tel 07730 593 115

The Textile Workshop 678, Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham includes some crochet and knitting classes Tel: 07809158606

Warrington, Cheshire - weekly crochet class - Thursdays 10.30 am. to 12.30 pm. Mixed ability, covering all types of crochet, pay as you learn. Free refreshments. Tutor - Judy Jones Tel: 01925 740386 or email

West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ Tel: 01243 811301 or 0844 4994408