Kate Atherley Smart Strategies for Garment Knitting - 11th March



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Sunday 11th March 10am to 4pm at Purlescence HQ, Newbury

Kate Atherley, Designer, tech editor, tutor and expert knitter is bring her expertise to Purlescence for three of her workshops.

Smart Strategies for Garment Knitting

A deep dive on garment knitting. We'll provide all the tools you need to ensure you make a well fitted and flattering garment.

  • How to choose a garment pattern that suits your body type
  • How to measure yourself
  • How to read the sizing tables and schematics to determine which size to make,
  • How to choose yarn
  • How to get gauge and tweak fit with alterations and adjustments.

We'll also discuss garment fit, including demystifying terms like "negative ease".

This is guaranteed to be a great day in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

About Kate

Kate Atherley is an expert teacher, with more than 12 years’ experience teaching at local yarn shops, guild gatherings, retreats and large-scale events. All classes include high-quality handouts. Technique classes are a lively mix of discussion, demonstration and hands on practice, with individual attention and guidance provided.

And That's Not All!

Kate is teaching two more workshops on the same weekend. Why not book on all three and make a weekend of it.

Workshops at Purlescence

Workshops at Purlescence are held in the spacious and beautifully lit Yarn Room at our Leckhampstead HQ on the Berkshire Downs near Newbury. There is good access from the M4 and A34 and plenty of free parking just a few steps from our door. Should you wish to come by train, we run a free collection service from Kintbury Station.

The price of your workshop includes all refreshments and there will be a finger buffet at a suitable break during the day.