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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 Knit Taster 1 - Morley College - 1 day on campus
Machine Knit Taster 1 - Morley College - 1 day on campus
Greater London - Next course on 13th September 2019
£50
An introduction to using a single-bed domestic knitting machine for complete beginners. Learn how to cast on and knit exciting samples using a variety of yarns and techniques. Class format and activities Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class. What you can do next You may wish to enrol on Machine Knitting: an Introduction course which takes place in the first half of the Autumn term, or discuss with the tutor on the day if other courses would be suitable for you.
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...
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 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'
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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...
Machine Knitting: Weaving on the Knitting Machine - Morley College - 5 weeks on campus
Machine Knitting: Weaving on the Knitting Machine - Morley College - 5 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 24th April 2020
£188
Experiment with manual techniques and punch cards to create knit weave fabrics suitable for a range of garments and soft furnishings. Discover manual e wrap and vertical weaving, knit weave using a punch card, intarsia style, fringing and braids. Suitable for students with some prior knowledge of using a knitting machine. By the end of the course you will be able to Use punchcards for automatic patterning for knitweave. Experiment with punchcards using lock/regular/elongation lever, masking tape and hand manipulation. Know how to weave manually using e wrap and intarsia...
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...
Machine Knitting: Experimental Shaping - Morley College - 5 weeks on campus
Machine Knitting: Experimental Shaping - Morley College - 5 weeks on campus
Greater London - Next course on 6th March 2020
£235
A course for students with previous experience. Learn how to use hold position on the knitting machine to create polygons, darts, inserts, ruffles and frills for soft sculptures and 3 dimensional fabrics. Students will be encouraged to develop shapes organically on the machine as well as follow set formulae for specific shapes. By the end of the course you will be able to Knit irregular organic shapes using short row shaping Know how to knit frills and trims using hold position Know how to knit straight and spiral angles Know...
Machine knitting: Fabulous Fairisle at Morley College London
Machine knitting: Fabulous Fairisle at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 1st November 2019
£235
Learn to make your own 2 colour, single bed, jacquard punch cards and experiment with various yarns and stitch manipulation. Design your own punch By the end of the course you will be able to Understand repeating patterns and how to apply them to your machine knitting Design and make your own punchcard Experiment with hand manipulating floats and needle selection Experiment with different yarn combinations for felting Experiment with yarns that distort your knitting such as lycra and solvron Know how to use your designs for simples accessories and...
Machine knitting: slip, tuck and lace techniques at Morley College London
Machine knitting: slip, tuck and lace techniques at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 17th January 2020
£235
This course is suitable for those with some prior knowledge of machine knitting on a domestic single bed machine who may not have used punchcards before, and for those wanting to experiment beyond the basic techniques shown in knitting machine manuals. Students are encouraged to build a reference folder of techniques to take away and develop further at home. By the end of the course you will be able to Know how to knit slip stitch fabrics using punchcards for both textured and more three dimensional surfaces. Know how to...

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