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Tutorials and Lessons


Whether you want to learn to knit, learn to crochet or improve your skills then book a lesson with one of our experts. Alternatively, gather your friends, work colleagues or family and share a fun morning or afternoon learning tips and tricks of the trade. Pick any subject you want from the list below or contact Manfield Crafts for a more personalised workshop.

  • Backwards knitting
  • Beads
  • Blending new yarns
  • Blocking
  • Bobbles
  • Buttonholes
  • Buttons, knitted
  • Cables
  • Casting off, various methods of and rules for
  • Casting on, various methods of and rules for
  • Casting on stitches at end of a row
  • Changing yarn
  • Charts, working from
  • Circular needles, knitting with
  • Continental knitting, learn how to do
  • Decreasing
  • Double pointed needles, knitting with
  • Elastic cast off
  • Embroidery on knitting
  • Fair Isle
  • Grafting
  • I-Cords
  • Increasing
  • Intarsia
  • Italian tubular cast on
  • Jogless stripes in circular knitting
  • Joining two yarns invisibly
  • Kitchener stitch
  • Knitting in the round
  • Lace beginnings
  • Ladders in circular knitting
  • Left-sloping decrease
  • Lengthening knitwear
  • Magic Loop
  • Mattress stitch
  • Mitred knitting
  • Mosaic colour work
  • Patterns explained
  • Picking up stitches
  • Pockets, inset as garment is being worked
  • Pockets, inset after garment is finished
  • Provisional cast-on
  • Ribbing, keeping it even
  • Rescue lines
  • Short-row shaping in garments
  • Short-row sock heels
  • Slipstitch colour work
  • Stranded knitting
  • Swiss darning
  • Symmetry in side, sleeve and shoulder shaping
  • Tension explained
  • Three-needle cast off
  • Thumbs in mittens and gloves
  • Triangular shawl, starting off a
  • Turkish cast-on
  • Seamless toes and bag bottoms/bases
  • Shortening knitwear
  • Steeking
  • Uneven knitting, solving
  • Weaving in ends neatly
  • Wrapping stitches
  • Zig-zag hems, bands and edges

Prices start from £10 per person for a 1 hour session.  We also have group discounts and include refreshments.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. August 9, 2012 7:51 pm

    love the sheep ! Very vigorous knitting going on with active arms and flappy ears…He looks like he will take off, this is a tutorial with a passion

  2. Anonymous permalink
    January 26, 2016 10:35 pm

    I have been knitting for 12 months now . really enjoying the garments l have made. But I would like some lessons on sew up these garments. Please can you help

  3. Jackie Millis permalink
    December 15, 2016 6:33 am

    Are you still running needle felting courses?

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