Looking For A New Winter Hobby, Sydneysiders? Check Out These Knitting & Crochet Classes On This Weekend

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For the past month, my FYP has been the CEO of serving me videos of people making gorgeous crochet bags, bikini tops and colourful cardigans. I love them because I’ve always admired the relaxing process that goes into creating such a delicate piece, not to mention the sustainable nature of making good-quality clothing that’ll last you forever. 
That’s why it’s my personal mission to invest the five hours I’d usually spend watching people make these cute crocheted items on TikTok into actually attempting to do some handiwork of my own this year.
The only problem is: I’ve never known where to start. Luckily for me, though (and for anyone else in a similar boat), Cardigang — the Melbourne-based brand responsible for creating DIY knitting/crochet kits — are now hosting all-inclusive crochet/knitting workshops for $80 in Waterloo, Sydney this weekend (July 1st and 2nd) and August 5th and 6th to help you to up your haberdashery skills this winter.
What’s included? You’ll receive a 90-minute workshop with Cat and Morgan from Cardigang, who will walk you through all the basics of either knitting or crocheting, all while making your very own beanie, valued at $70. You’ll also get the chance to ask for one-on-one help if you need extra support, which is something the online tutorials just don’t cover.
To sweeten the deal, each ticket comes with a $30 gift voucher to spend on the greater Cardigang range of DIY kits, to continue pursuing your string craft at home. I’m talking about discounted access to scarves, jumpers, knit vests, bags, bucket hats, and more. 
Each kit comes with easy-to-follow written instructions and a QR code that leads to video tutorials. If you're new to knitting and are unsure which kit to purchase, you can search the website by skill level.
It's also worth noting that while knocking out one of their knits might be fast (depending on your experience), this form of fashion isn’t.
Cardigang's aim is to fill your closet with statement pieces you created using your own hands — meaning it's absolutely acceptable to humbly brag about your amazing efforts.
Have I piqued your interest? You can book a Cardigang workshop here or check out Cardigang's full range of knitting and crochet kits here.
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