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.

Atelier Conquet – based in South London, SE25 – courses in machine knitting

Basingstoke College of Technology – courses in machine knitting and also crochet. Simply go to the website and search.

Bristol Textile Quarter – workshops in machine knitting

Claire Newberry based in Northampton offers individual tuition in machine knitting.

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.

Dewsnaps Woollens – taster sessions and longer courses in machine knitting

Distance Knitting with Fiona Morris a Guild member offers hand & machine knitting courses and teaches on the French Treats Knitting Holidays.

Essex – Susan Burns offers workshops in knitting with wire and traditional knitting Email or call 07766 987314

Gaelle In Wales Guild member Gaelle Henriet offers crochet courses and workshops for beginner, intermediate and advanced at Ammonite Yarns in Pontyclun, plus privately organised tuition, for more details please go to the website

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

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

Lidia Higson Guild member offering machine knitting courses in Tamworth & Chasetown, Staffs

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

Kandy Diamond – runs machine knitting workshops at her studio in Sheffield

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

Knithub 24 – runs domestic machine knitting, industrial (Dubied) machine knitting, hand knitting and crochet classes for all levels/abilities. In Islington, London. Group classes or 1-to-1 tuition – as well as knitting classes for companies as part of corporate wellness.

Knitworks – based in Dorchester, studio workshops and distance learning in machine knitting

Knitworks London – machine knitting courses in Palmers Green, E2

London College of Fashion – search the site for courses in hand and machine knitting at London College of Fashion and Central St Martins

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

Morley College Machine knitting courses for beginners and improvers near Waterloo station, London

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

Northumberland, Guild member Mavis Clark offers workshops in traditional knitting and lace you can download her programme of workshops for 2019 here Email

Nottingham Trent University are running several courses during Summer 2020, including fashion knitwear design/create/construction and machine knitting on domestic and dubied machines.

Orkney, Guild member Murray Stuart offers crochet classes mainly, contact Murray by email

Pamela Wigglesworth is running a set of courses in Machine Knitting and also Designaknit for beginners. She is an experienced machine knitter and was a tutor at Metropolitan machine knitting centre. Call 01625877015 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 Fibreworks – offer classes in knitting & crochet at their shop in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire call 01608 645 970

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

The School of Stitch Textiles offer hand knitting courses contact Gail Cowley for more information 01257 463163

The Spotted Sheep – 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

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

Wild & Woolly, 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