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Embroidery on Knits workshop with Judit Gummlich

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We are over the moon to have Judit Gummlich visiting us on the 25th of February!  

Embroidering knitwear looks impressive, but it doesn't have to be difficult!

In this workshop you will learn the basics and techniques you need to embellish your own knitted or crocheted projects with woollen embroidery and turn them into something unique and personal.

The workshop will take place from 2 to 5pm with a short break and will be held right next door to Loop, at our lovely neighbour Frequency Coffee. Please come to Loop at least a few minutes before the class starts and we will  and bring you over to Frequency, to settle you in with a free coffee as well. 

In this three-hour workshop you will learn:

  • what to consider when planning/special features of embroidery on knits
  • how to choose the right materials and tools
  • preparing the embroidery hoop
  • the basic stitches
  • embroidering the motif (planning your route, starting and finishing the thread, embroidering with multiple threads )
  • post-processing and aftercare
  • recognising and correcting mistakes

Plus a lot of tips and tricks on how to create beautiful designs that take even the plainest knitted piece to a new level. This is a great way to use up scraps, to give knitted garments a new life and add another craft skill to your creative repertoire.

This workshop is aimed at both beginners and advanced crafters, all levels are welcome.


Embroidery templates, water soluble stabiliser, embroidery needles, yarn scraps and beads will be provided.

Please bring:

-stable embroidery hoop (preferably with a diameter of about 20 cm, but can also be purchased from Judit).

-small needlework scissors

-optional: own template, yarn scraps and a garment to be embroidered

Homework/please prepare if you don’t bring a garment: swatch appr. 25x25 cm, preferably in stockinette stitch, washed and blocked.

All photos are by Simone Hawlisch

About Judit:

Judit Gummlich is a multi-talented crafter who has worked in theatre costume departments for more than 20 years. She is a passionate knitter, gardener, beekeeper and nature lover. Judit lives with her husband, bees and two cats in Hamburg, Germany. Embroidery on Knits is her first book 

Cancellation policy

A refund of payment for a class will be given for cancellations only if the spot can be filled by another student, minus a 10% admin fee. Please be considerate.

We reserve the right to cancel a class in unusual circumstances. We try to avoid this wherever possible, but sometimes it cannot be avoided. In this situation, of course, a full refund will be given.

We're sorry, but Loop cannot be financially responsible for extreme weather conditions or any other situations that are out of its' control.

If we need to cancel the class due to any unforeseen circumstances, we will of course offer you a full refund or shop credit (whatever your preference is).