Crocheting for Beginners

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After Vanessa Ion’s mum got her hooked on crochet 10 years ago she hasn't stopped. From blankets and ponchos to quirky egg hats and tea cosies.

From absolute beginners to jaded and frustrated almost started crocheters, this workshop is for you. Join our delightfully passionate crocheter, Vanessa Ion, to learn the art and meditative practice of crochet.

Herbal teas and a light snack will be provided to keep you going.

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What you will learn
  • Learn all the basic stitches.
  • Learn how to read a crochet pattern. to get you well underway to
  • Learn to make sampler or Granny Square and make so, so many more things.
What you will get
  • All wool and a crocheting hook will be provided.
  • Herbal teas and a light snack.
  • An abundance of patients and attention by practicing crocheter Vanessa Ion.

What to bring
  • Your enthusiasm!
What to wear


Appropriate for

This is perfect for an absolute crochet beginner.


The Makers Lab

Vendor since 2017

We are for makers of all pursuits. From sewers, knitters and crocheters to painters, weavers and ceramicists, we are a space of endless possibilities and a repository of creative information.

The Makers' Lab is a studio space in Rozelle, in the inner west of Sydney, Australia. a makers' school in design, craft and art taught by us and other passionate makers. A 'how to'resource both online and in our extensive studio library of art, craft and sewing. We are a makers' market, selling our own and other makers' handmade lovely things. 

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

The Makers Lab requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email The Makers Lab to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at The Makers Lab or organised by The Makers Lab must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by The Makers Lab.


I agree to give The Makers Lab unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at The Makers Lab classes and events or on The Makers Lab's premises. (For use of The Makers Lab marketing materials).


The Makers Lab requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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