DesignaKnit version 8 & 9 in person, one to one private tuition



This online course is for DesignaKnit 8 & 9 users who want to get more out of this fantastic & complex software. This course is for DAK users who want to to learn how to use this software for more creative end uses. From beginners to more advanced knitters, there is much to learn about this program from the Soft Byte stable. The course is one to one & is tailored to your needs but Claire can take you through some aspects of this programme to show you exactly what this software is capable of such as: Original pattern Drafting Graphic Studio Jacquard Lace Tool Trace Tool Interactive Knitting Claire is a lecturer at the world renowned Nottingham Trent University on their B A Hons Fashion Knitwear Design Course & also at DeMontfort's BA Hons Textile Design Course. Claire also ids a knitwear designer to the industry & regularly sell design concepts to fashion houses around the world. What you will learn: You will learn to design your sweaters with confidence in the areas of the programme that you have chosen to concentrate on. Learn new possibilities of what this programme can do & apply this to your own projects. This is a private one to one course which is bespoke to you, so Claire can work at your own pace & you can ask as many questions you wish during the session. Learning outcomes: You will have the confidence to knit your own projects in the future with your new found knowledge of this excellent CAD package.

What's included in the price?

Tailored tuition for DAK 8 & 9 users. You can bring your own machine & computer if you prefer or you can use the Knitting School's equipment for the duration of the lesson Yarns are supplied free with this course. Free parking Free tea & coffee

What you will need

Your own computer with DesignaKnit 8 or 9 installed. Cable link specific to your machine, if you want to knit down designs. Note book & pen is optional.


3 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Claire is dedicated to bringing you the very best in one 1 to1 tuition. From basic machine knitting techniques to the latest DesignaKnit software, Claire can help you achieve your goals. Claire is a machine knitting expert & lectures at Nottingham Trent University, teaching Knitwear Design to undergraduates. Previous to this Claire has worked with in the knitwear industry, regularly showing her knitwear concepts in Paris, NYC & LA. Claire has 30yrs of experience lecturing & designing.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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