Afterschool Knit Club for Kids

Come and join us at this fun and creative knitting class for primary age children hosted by Knit with Em! Whether your child wants to learn to knit or improve their knitting skills all abilities are welcome to join us each week at Flourish in Dumfries Town Centre on a Friday evening afterschool.
Em is a Knitting For All Ltd accredited teacher and follows their professionally designed ‘Kids Knit’ programme. The programme provides a structured way of learning and building on knitting skills and consolidating knowledge. It allows children to become confident, independent and inspired knitters! All knitting abilities are welcome at Knit Club, whether your child is a complete beginner or more advanced knitter there are activities for all.
Knitting is beneficial for children for so many reasons. It can increase concentration levels and induce relaxation in it’s repetitive nature. It can also help with numeracy skills, fine motor skills and problem solving. Knitting in a group is also great for developing communication and social skills and their get to know other children with the same interests. If you needed any other reasons to come along then its also an excellent life long skill for great health and well being.
Classes are small, maximum class number is 8 children, to ensure they get the personal tuition and encouragement they the need to help with creating each project. There is a minimum number of participants required for the course to go ahead.

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