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Ginger Twist Studio in Edinburgh has an extensive schedule of knitting and crochet workshops. Come to GTS and learn to knit or crochet, beginners are most welcome! Or if you already know the basics, why not focus on learning a new technique? Make your booking ONLINE today.





Sunday 15 October @ 1pm – 4pm with Kirsten


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Learn the magic of brioche with Kirsten! The first session focuses on the actual technique, and the second session moves on to implementing this newly learned technique in a pattern.

Materials required:

50 grams of 4ply wool in at least 2 different shades

4.0 mm needle




Sunday 12 November @ 1pm – 3pm with Kirsten


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Want to learn to knit in the round without using DPNS or short circulars? This session will introduce you to the wonders of magic loop – knit in the round, any diameter with a long circular needle.

You will learn how to set up your needles and cast on to work magic loop, and how to knit a small circumference using the one needle. The workshop will start you off with a simple hat pattern, which will give you the chance to work rib and stocking stitch, as well the opportunity to try increasing / decreasing in the round.


  • 100g Worsted Weight Yarn (Cascade 220 Superwash)
  • 4mm / US 6 circular needle, approx. 100 cm / 40 “
  • 1 stitch marker

Requirements: You should know how to cast on, knit and purl.

Pattern will be provided, and will have options for fitted and slouchy versions.








Please be advised that all knitting and crochet classes should be booked in advance in person or online. All workshops require payment in full at time of booking, and are NON-REFUNDABLE OR TRANSFERABLE. Payment can be made with cash or credit card in person.  You may also pay by cheque, providing there is enough time for the funds to clear beforehand (allow approx 1 week). Please get in touch before sending your cheque to ensure there is a space available. Your spot in the workshop is not secure until payment is made.


The prices for the classes do not include materials. The materials required are posted in each class description, which you should bring with you to the workshop (if you have already have something in your stash) or purchase them on the day. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to email:
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