knitting_eng_webΒeginning Knitting
Learn the basics of knitting, the knit and the purl stitch, how to bind off and how to cast on, also techniques like increasing and decreasing stitches, cables and so on. We will also examine the different materials we can knit with, the different knitting needles and how to gauge stitches. This 36 hour intensive workshop is designed to provide you with the knowledge and confidence to knit most projects. You will leave the course with your own knitted potholder, headband, scarf and a kick started square blanket! Student number limited to 12. For more information on this course please contact workshop@ecoart.gr

Workshop dates:
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Area / Venue / Accomodation:
We will be knitting at Santa Marina a traditional stonebuilt guesthouse. The workshops will be held on the top floor of the guest house, a space dominated by the presence of stone and wood, with spectacular views of the surroundings. The ground floor of the guesthouse has been designed into a warm, relaxing space where you can spend beautiful evenings with your friends. The guest house is within walking distance from the famous hot springs of Loutraki or Pozar spa (highly recommended!). Pozar spa is a real water fun park providing all sorts of facilities for the needs of all people (young, old, children, families). Ponds, pools, basins, bathtubs, all supplied with the same mineral water of the famous hot springs of the area. Stone trails and paths in the ravine lead to spectacular waterfalls and a cave with remnants of a pre-historic (neolithic) settlement.
If you wish to be accommodated in the guesthouse, please let us know by registration. Rooms come at 20 euros per person (exclusive price only for workshop participants, 2 persons per room). Rooms have central heating, fireplace, own toilet and shower, hair dryer, kitchen, refrigerator. View room pictures and room booking options here.
Daily Schedule:
8:00-9:00 am –breakfast
9:00 am-1:00 pm – morning session
1:00-4:00 pm –free time
4:00-8:00 pm – afternoon session
Evenings may include slide shows, videos, music, etc. If you have anything (a song, skill, talent, etc.) you would like to share with the group, please do bring it along

Course fee includes:
-Materials (pair of needles Nr 5 and 100g of undyed wool yarn / you are welcome to bring also materials of your choice)
-Breakfast (each day before the morning session)
-Refreshments, tea or/and coffee, cookies during the sessions
-Handouts and of course the Workshop !

 

Course pricing / bookings:

120 euros (If paid in full 20 days before the course commences)
190 euros (Regular price for this course)
100 euros (Deposit to lock in booking)

For further information for this course please contact workshop@ecoart.gr