Knitting for Newbies with Clare Sams


Knitting for Newbies with Clare Sams

Saturday 05 August - Sunday 10 December 2023


Yarn artist Clare Sams introduces you to the wonders of wool using knitting and crochet.

Sessions can be taken as a course or as separate stand-alone classes.


24 Sep – Knitted houseplants

Use chunky yarns to learn how to knit leaves and craft a cute little spider plant to decorate your home.


22 Oct – Tasselled scarf

Knit a winter warmer with big needles and chunky yarn, add extra-long tassels for speed and style.


19 Nov – Knitted jewellery

Make knitted earrings and necklaces with colourful yarns and super-easy techniques suitable for beginners.


10 Dec – Festive table settings

Learn how to knit tubes to make napkin rings, then craft sprigs of festive mistletoe to adorn them.


About the artist

Clare Sams has a proven track record of delivering engaging and inclusive arts activities for all ages and abilities, working to create collaborative or individual artistic projects within schools and community settings. Clare has experience working with participants with additional needs including vulnerable adults, autism and hearing impaired.

Her practice is within the realm of textiles, creating two-dimensional artworks and three-dimensional soft sculptures using plant based and sustainable materials.

Previous clients include Firstsite, University of Essex, Kings College London, Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, and Central Saint Martins’ college of Art and Design.


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Dates and times

Sunday 22 October 2023 | 10:30 am

Tasselled scarf

Sunday 19 November 2023 | 10:30 am

Knitted jewellery

Sunday 10 December 2023 | 10:30 am

Festive table settings

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