Course content:

Participants of this course will have the opportunity to acquire the basic stitches and techniques of crochet, knitting and embroidery, utilizing them in various projects.  For example, in crochet and knitting, participants will be shown how to construct popular and fashionable accessories, such as cowls, scarves, shawls, baby cardigans, blankets and some jewellery items.  In the area of embroidery, stitches and techniques particular to specific embroideries, such as Mountmellick, sprigging and traditional surface embroidery, will be used to create different projects.   Participants will also receive instruction in the use of traditional embroidery stitches to embellish crocheted, knitted and fabric garments