Fairisle knitted hats

Introduction to Fairisle Knitting

The Course

You will learn how to knit a simple egg cosy in two different colours. In this course, you will learn how to follow a knitting chart, have a go at working with one colour in each hand, along with other methods of handling yarn without it ending up in a tangled mess! This workshop is for people with some knitting experience -you need to be confident with knitting, purling, casting on and off and working in the round.

The Tutor

Rachael Kay is a crafter and teacher based in Worthing. Having learned to knit as a child, she decided after many years of knitting and crocheting to share her passion for these traditional crafts and teach both in Worthing and beyond, which she has been doing for the past six years.

Participant Information

Participants will need to have some experience of stranded colourwork/ fairisle technique for this course.

Materials to Bring

  • 3mm circular knitting needle, or 2 longer length double pointed needles
  • scissors
  • stitch markers
  • a camera or smartphone/i-Pad for taking pictures for inspiration

Fee & Refreshments

£65 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance of any dietary requirements you may have. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.


Sun 11 October 2020