Do you want to encourage knitters to visit your yarn store or draw a creative crowd into your venue?

Hosting knitting workshops at yarn stores is a great way to keep customers engaged, extending their skills and purchasing more yarn for new projects.

A knitting workshop at a cafe or other venue is also fantastic for fostering community engagement and encouraging new people to visit your site.

Pru Raymond with her students at a sock knitting class at Yarn Trader, Port Adelaide, South Australia

Pru regularly collaborates with yarn stores, community centres, cafes and other businesses around Australia to plan Knitting Workshops, Yarn Retreats, Crafternoons and Community Events

Pru Raymond's knitting workshops in progress at Yarn Trader, Port Adelaide, South Australia

Something you should know about Pru is that she has a Masters in Educational Leadership and 15 years experience teaching teens and adults. There’s lots of secret vegetables (aka educational principles) embedded in Pru’s knitting workshops… growth mindset, self compassion, reflective practice.

Pru Raymond with beginner knitters at a workshop at Calamity Tash Craft Mart, Adelaide, South Australia

For creative types who want to celebrate an occasion in a fun and interactive way, have you considered a knitting workshop? Pru could host your birthday party, Hen’s Party or Baby Shower!

Pru Raymond hosting a yarn tasting event at Mount Pleasant, South Australia

Perhaps Pru could host a Wool-being Workshop for your next Staff Development Day to encourage creativity and connection among your team?