Private tuition 1 to 1 bite sized how to use your intarsia carriage



This is a private bespoke class. Claire will contact you about what you want to learn, establish which machine you are using & write a lesson plan specially for your session. Learn to use your intarsia carriage on your knitting machine in one hour. Machine makes covered: Brother, Knitmaster, Silver Reed & Passap. Learn to use this underused but simple carriage on your domestic knitting machine. Claire will take you through how to set up your intarsia carriage, right through to finished design & how to sew your ends in to give a truly professional look. In the lesson you will learn how to set up your machine so you are able to produce your own beautiful & stunning designs via the intarsia method. You will be able to follow an intarsia chart with confidence. You will also learn how to set up your yarns & calculate how many balls of yarn you will need for your design. You will come away from the session with all the knowledge you need for intarsia knitting as well having the confidence to produce intarsia knitting for future projects. Finally, you will learn some simple embroidery techniques to enhance your design. You will be learning with one of the best knitwear designers in the industry who teaches machine knitting to students at the world renown Nottingham Trent University's BA Hons Knitwear Design Course. Claire has also worked in the knitwear industry selling knitwear design concepts to top international fashion houses for over 30yrs.

What's included in the price?

Any notes to go with the course will be provided prior to the start of the lesson after payment has been submitted.

What you will need

To get the most out of this lesson you will need: Your own knitting machine with the correct intarsia carriage attachment. A minimum of 3 balls of suitable yarn. Note book & pen if you wish to make your own notes.


1 hour

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
  • Wheelchair users
  • Limited mobility
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Intermediate level
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