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Hook and Yarn - Modern Crochet

Experience a week of sitting in circle with others, learning the art of creating beautiful things from a ball of yarn.

This course is suitable for absolute beginners and those with more crochet familiarity alike. Learn the basics of crochet, as well as more specialised stitches and techniques. Choose crochet projects according to your taste and ability, and gain confidence and satisfaction whilst learning in a supported environment. Walk away with new and strengthened crochet skills, an understanding of crochet patterns and stitches, and hopefully a new beautiful artwork or two.

  • Adults: $242.00
  • Under 18: $242.00

Prices include GST


Age 16+
Skill Level Beginner
Time slot Whole week - mornings only
Status 2022 details coming soon.
Location Bellingen High School

More about the course

A number of projects and patterns will be available, and participants will have the opportunity to choose projects according to their taste and ability.  Throughout the week, participants will have the opportunity to explore further stitches and techniques according to projects chosen.  Teaching and subsequent learning will occur in whole groups, small groups and one-on-one as required.  Participants will be provided with visual guides of stitches as they begin, with a number of visual aids available as they work and progress.  Participants will walk away from the week having gained new crochet skills, including stitches, beginning and finishing, and reading patterns, and having enjoyed the ease and support of crocheting in circle. 


Cornelia Schwabe

Cornelia Schwabe

Cornelia Schwabe discovered her love for crochet accidentally, when creating baby bonnets and accessories for her photography business. She crocheted projects for events, as well as commissioned pieces.  Currently creating regular crochet circles and ongoing crochet around the Sunshine Coast, she also regularly runs workshops within larger events.  Cornelia creates many of her own patterns and is inspired to teach individuals an art which is useful as well as beautiful. 

Course Requirements

 A fee of $50 is payable to the tutor on the first day

This will cover all your requirements including Crochet Hooks in a number of sizes, sewing off needles, stitch markers, yarn as well as incidentals such as ribbon. Most participants will not get through more than 5 of the project unless they have a reasonable amount of prior experience.  There is no need to bring anything but if you have a favourite yarn or other items please free to bring them.

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