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Want to learn the techniques of machine knitting? From antique sock machines to state of the art fashion design equipment for the textiles industry... Find machine knitting courses all around the UK.
Machine knitting for beginners
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Machine knitting for beginners
South Yorkshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£70
Learn to machine knit and make your own scarf! This one day workshop will introduce you to the basics of machine knitting, perfect for the absolute beginner. We will go through how the machine works, casting on and off as well as some simple but effective decorative techniques such as stripes, lace holes and ladders. In the afternoon we will move on to using the punch-card to make 2 colour patterned knits, and you will have the opportunity to knit a scarf using any yarns you like from the wide...
Circular sock knitting machine 'Sock School'
Gold AWARD
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Circular sock knitting machine 'Sock School'
Gloucestershire - Next course on 2nd February 2020
£90
This is a fantastic opportunity to use a vintage sock knitting machine and make a lovely pair of socks! All of the materials are included and so is a delicious lunch. During the day you will also learn a little about the history of circular sock knitting machines. There are just 6 places per course which takes place at Stonehouse Community Centre in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. The course is delivered by a teacher and sock knitter with lots of experience. Individual tuition can also be available, please contact me with your...
Bespoke machine knitting course
Bespoke machine knitting course
Northamptonshire
£60
At Knitting School Claire runs bespoke courses to suit your needs from complete beginner to advanced lessons. The courses are 1 to 1 so you get all the attention you need, you can ask as many questions as you like and we will go completely at your pace. You can bring your own machine or use one of ours, its completely up to you. All domestic machine tuition is catered for including Passap and industrial machines. You will be taught in the studio by an industry expert who works in...
Domestic machine knitting and garment skills - Nottingham Trent University
Bronze AWARD
Domestic machine knitting and garment skills - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 17th August 2020
£540
The aim of this course is to encourage you to think creatively about using a domestic knitting machine and to show you how to exploit the equipment to create new, innovative garments. Many people rely on working from other people’s knitting patterns, as they do not have the skills to write their own patterns. This can mean you feel compelled to buy expensive new yarn rather than being able to use up the mountain of yarn you have hidden in the cupboard! This course will furnish you with a range...
Domestic machine knitting for beginners - Nottingham Trent University
Bronze AWARD
Domestic machine knitting for beginners - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£240
This course offers intensive instruction on domestic knitting machines. It’ll introduce you to thinking creatively about using a machine at home or at work, and how to exploit the equipment to produce a range of samples. The course will focus on producing work with a contemporary perspective. It’s ideal for people just starting out or in a need of a refresher. You might be returning to machine knitting after a break, or a student/graduate looking to add machine knitting to your CV and portfolio. Anyone who is interested in textiles...
Dubied Machine Knitting for Pattern and Texture - Nottingham Trent University
Bronze AWARD
Dubied Machine Knitting for Pattern and Texture - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 3rd August 2020
£540
This course introduces a variety of methods to help you produce unique fabrics that display a range of properties whilst exploring the use of colour, textured structures and stitch manipulation. It’s ideal for students and practitioners who have a basic understanding of machine knitting and who wish to develop their textile design skills or experimental skills as part of a textile art practice. This course uses Dubied handflat double-bed knitting machines, which can create a wide variety of fabrics using stitch structures such as hold stitch, tuck stitch, needle layouts,...
Fashion Knitwear: Design / Create / Construct - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Knitwear: Design / Create / Construct - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th July 2020
£1595
Nottingham Trent University has one of the most famous fashion knitwear departments of all UK universities, with a team of expert tutors and specialist technicians that work with students and industry on innovative and creative projects. In summer you too can immerse yourself in our fashion knitwear world. This practical course combines the two interconnected disciplines of fashion and textiles through the medium of knitted fabric design. It's aimed at anyone interested in knitting and learning to make up a complete garment. You'll experience industry-level resources, explore design processes, extend...
Machine knitting various workshops
Machine knitting various workshops
Derbyshire
£65
The tutor will be Jane Taylor who has been teaching machine knitting for 18 years at art colleges in Bristol and currently Nottingham. There are a range of workshops available, with a maximum of 3 students per class, so Jane can give you lots of help if required. A group booking discount is available for 1 day courses, and can be arranged for a mutually convenient time.
Machine Knitting: Beginners
Machine Knitting: Beginners
Greater London
£450
During this beginners Machine knitting workshop series we are going to work with punch card system of the machine. We are also going to create a creative technical file that you can later continue to build on. The topics that will be covered during the workshops are: Setting up the machine Creating a technical file: here you will learn how to make a hem, Picot hem, increase and decrease, welts, shaping v neckline, shaping round neckline. Sample knitting: using Punch cards to create patterns and shaping patters by hand Pattern...
Machine Knitting: Experimental - Morley College - 5 weeks on campus
Machine Knitting: Experimental - Morley College - 5 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 12th June 2020
£235
Have you ever machine knitted with monofilament, wire or lycra? Combined thick and thin yarns or felted your knits? Join this course to explore the potential beyond the more usual acrylics and wools that you may be more familiar with. Suitable for students with prior knowledge wanting to expand their knowledge beyond the more conventional techniques and materials. Students are encouraged to build a reference folder of techniques and yarns to take away and develop further at home. By the end of the course you will be able to Knit...

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