Welcome to Oak Studio!

We are sad to announce that the Studio will be finally closing it’s doors on Sunday 23 December 2012. For any questions or enquiries we will be continuing to check the Studio email address so please do drop us a line on:

A hub of arts, crafts and creativity located in Hampstead, North London. We have a lovely shop selling handmade homewares, cards and gifts which doubles as a craft workshop space where we hold regular classes, and as a gallery for exhibitions.

Below are listed the workshops that we have coming up, please see the ‘How to Book’ page for booking details or contact us on for further information.

Knitting Courses: All Levels

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am – 12pm 

Join Monica Russel for this 6 week knitting workshop for all levels. Whatever your knitting ability from beginner to advanced, Monica will be on hand to help guide you through new projects and learn new skills. Beginners will learn all the basics such as how to cast on and off, and the knit and purl stitch and will embark on their first knitting project. More advanced knitters can learn how to increase and decrease stitches, change wool colour as well as more complex knitting skills such as Fair Isle and Intarsia. Needles and wool can be borrowed from the Studio and Monica also sells a selection of high quality yarn and needles. This is a friendly and informal sessions where students are taught in small groups to ensure they get plenty of attention and support. Do contact the Studio or Monica directly for further information or if you have any more specific questions.

Cost: £135 for 6 weeks or £75 for 3 weeks.

Teacher: Monica Russel ( /

Late Night Shopping at the Studio!

  • Thursday 13 & Thursday 20 December, the Studio will be open til 8pm.

Every Thursday in December the Studio will be open late for your last minute Christmas shopping, pop in and pick up some festive goodies and have a drink and snack to get you into the Christmas spirit!

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General information:

  • 50% deposit is required on booking, which can be paid by cash or cheque made payable to ‘Oak Studio’. We also accept card payments via PayPal and in the Studio.
  • Adult workshops are usually suitable for ages 12 and up.
  • We are happy for you to give your place on a session to a friend but we are unable to refund deposits.
  • Workshops at the Oak Studio will usually cater for 6 – 8 people, depending on the class.
  • Oak Studio reserve the right to cancel and/or change workshop details at short notice. Any deposits will be refunded.
  • Oak Studio will provide the teacher and the materials for the workshops, which will be included in the cost. If there is anything extra you need to bring or any special requirements, we will make this clear on booking.
  • Is there something creative you‘ve always wanted to learn, or teach others? Let us know, we’re always open to new suggestions and ideas.