The Knit Studio: a unique knitting destination in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne
The Knit Studio: a unique knitting destination in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne


We offer a vast variety of workshops at The Knit Studio, ranging from knitting and crochet to sewing and spinning.


The workshops held book up really fast, if there is a subject listed that you are interested in, please email Anne and she will let you know when the next scheduled date is expected.

Similarly, if you would like more information on any of the workshops listed below, please email Anne for details. 


Contact The Knit Studio Thursday to Saturday for more details and to book a place.

Current Workshops September/October 2017

An Introduction to Crochet

Friday 15 September 12.30pm to 3.30pm 

A short introduction to this fascinating craft. We will look at how to hold the yarn and hook, and try some of the basic stitches required to progress further. A fun, informal way to get to know crocheting. Yarn, hook, pattern, workshop notes and light refreshements included.

Cost : £30.00


Knit a Mobius Cowl

Friday 22 Sept 12.30pm - 3.30pm

Start your Christmas Knitting early! A perfect one skien project and once you have mastered the Cast On - quite simple to do. Spend a half day learning how to do this interesting cast on and cowl! 

Yarn, needles, pattern, workshop notes and light refreshements included. 

Cost : £30.00


Learn to Knit - 1st Steps/Refresher 

Saturday 14th October 1.00pm - 4.00pm

This workshop is designed for the complete beginner or for those who simply wish to brush up on existing skills. We will look at how to hold the needles & yarn correctly and how to work the basic knit and purl stitches. During the afternoon we will aim to cover the following
Casting on, Knit & Purl stitch and casting off.
Needles, yarn, simple workshop notes and light refreshments will be provided. 

Cost £35.00



Other workshops and private tuituon are also available.


The Workshops are offered on half day / full day schedulle


Bookings and payments

  • The cost pp per workshop varies between £20 and £60.

  • Please make initial inquiries by ringing 07540 277764 or email to - you will be sent details of how to pay - or call in to fill out a booking form.

  • Deposit is required to secure a place.


  • Maximum number for each Full Day workshop – 8 places, minimum – 4 places.

  • Maximum number for each Half Day workshop – 8 places, minimum – 2 places.

Confirmation and cancellation

  • Bookings can only be confirmed on receipt of the deposit.

  • For cancellations up to a fortnight before the event, the full fee will be refunded if cancelled by the attendee.

  • For cancellations less than a fortnight before the event, 50% of the fee will be reimbursed if cancelled by the attendee.

  • We are unable to reimburse the fee for cancellations less than a week before event.

  • If the event is cancelled by the organisers, the full fee will be reimbursed or an alternative workshop date offered.


  • Light refreshments are provided throughout the day. For a Full Day Workshop, please bring your own lunch.

Other Information

  • There will be discounts for some supplies sold at some workshops. This is indicated where applicable.

  • Please bring an open mind, a small sewing kit, the required needles or hooks stated in the workshop description and any yarn you particularly want to knit with. Some materials will be supplied, unless otherwise stated.

  • The workshop fee covers a contribution to the running costs of The Knit Studio, refreshments during the course of the day, some materials and tutor fees. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.

  • At least five days prior to the workshop, a materials' list and guide to the workshop content with aims will be posted or emailed to all attendees.

We are located at:

The Knit Studio


Newcastle upon Tyne


Tel: 0191 340 8478

Mobile: +44 7540 277764


Opening Hours



Saturday: 10am – 4pm then

Fri & Sat 10am - 4pm

Knitting Groups

Check FacebookRavelry or ring to check dates.

Saturday Knit Group is every Saturday 10am – 1pm 


If you have any queries or wish to book a workshop, please contact us via detail above

or use our contact form.

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