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7 machine knitting workshops found

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.

Gloucestershire - Next course on 2nd February 2020
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...
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...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th August 2019
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...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
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...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 29th July 2019
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...
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.
Greater London
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...

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