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 young family, so do 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 hand & machine knitting courses and teaches on the French Treats Knitting Holidays.

Essex - Guild member Susan Burns offers workshops in knitting with wire and traditional knitting Email or call 07856 326 819

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 Guild member Sue Macniven runs courses in Scotland.

Harbour Wools, Guild member Helen Stone offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in Penzance, Cornwall call 01736 874 455

Hours Knit & Stitch, Guild member Jean Farquaharson offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in Sittingbourne, Kent call 01795 599 442

Isle of Skye, Guild member Beverley Scholefield offers holidays and workshops call 01471 822876 or email

Kathy's Knits, Guild member Catherine Robb, offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in Edinburgh call 0131 556 4837

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

Northumberland, Guild member Mavis Clark offers workshops in traditional knitting and lace Email

Orkney, Guild member Murray Stuart offers crochet classes mainly, contact Murray by 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 Crafty Cat - Winslow, Bucks contact 01296 706540

The Fibreworks - offer classes in knitting & crochet at their shop in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire call 01608 645 970

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

The Spotted Sheep - Guild member Jaqueline Penman offers classes in knitting and crochet at her shop in Leighton Buzzard, Beds call 01525 376 456

The Textile Workshop 678, Mansfield Road, Sherwood, Nottingham includes some crochet and knitting classes Tel: 07809 158 606

Threads Wool Shop, Guild member Linda Mcdonald offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in Dumbarton call 01389 761 385

Upcountry, Guild member Elaine Park offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Unravel Crafts, Guild member Mary Holt offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in Denby Dale, West Yorkshire call 01484 767502

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 short.courses@westdean.org.uk

Wild & Woolly, Guild member Anna Feldman offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in London, E5

Wool-n-things, Guild member Kim Brewer offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in Baldock, Herts call 01462 612 889

Wool-n-Stuff, Guild member Vickie Cole offers classes in knitting & crochet at her shop in Wakefield, West Yorkshire call 01924 565 740

Wooly Knit, offers classes in knitting & crochet at their shop in Saddleworth nr Oldham, Manchester call 01457 877 984