• Course Name: Crochet for Beginners & Improvers
  • Day/Time: Monday 7:30pm-9:30pm
  • Duration: 10 Weeks
  • Co-ordinator: Sandra O'Connor

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CROCHET CLASSES for beginners and improvers

In this beginner’s and improvers course, I will introduce students to a variety of skills tailored to their experience level. In this class, you can learn a new craft in a relaxed atmosphere and discover the therapeutic benefits of crochet. My name is Sandra O’Connor, I have worked in fashion design for many years, and I would love to introduce you to the world of crochet and teach you how to design your projects, garments, and accessories.

Beginners will learn the following.

Basic crochet stitches,

How to read and follow charts/patterns,

How to read a yarn band and how to choose the right one for your project,

How to fix mistakes,

Finding resources patterns, tutorials, and yarn.

At the end of this course, you will be able to read a beginner’s crochet pattern and even many intermediate ones, while having fun along the way.   

Improvers will learn the following.

Advanced stitches,

working in rounds,

Pattern/ graph reading,

shaping and texturing,

project diversity and encouragement to start more ambitious projects.

List of Materials Required for the Course.


In the first class, we will discuss which wool and hook to buy. If you have some already at home bring them with you. I will have some that you can use on the night.


Bring along your wool hooks and any project you have on the go.

About the Course

Welcome to a world of creativity and style, where passion for fashion design meets the charming niche of crochet. This course is designed for those who want to explore the art of crochet, whether you're a beginner or looking to enhance your skills. With experience working with renowned brands like Avoca and Castle Knitwear, the instructor brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to each class.

Throughout the course, you will have the opportunity to create a variety of items, from cozy blankets and stylish accessories to winter woollies. This class is not just about learning techniques but also about fostering a sense of community and empowerment. Join us to unravel your creative possibilities and bring your ideas to life in a supportive and inspiring environment.

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