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'Machine knitting projects and techniques workshop'

'Machine knitting projects and techniques workshop'

Duration: 3 hours

Price: £30

Book with: Jo Daphne
at the cobalt blue contemporary arts

191 Fazeley St
West Midlands

Course Start Dates

Monday 27th January 2020
Monday 10th February 2020
Monday 24th February 2020
Monday 9th March 2020
Monday 23rd March 2020
Monday 13th April 2020
Monday 27th April 2020
Monday 11th May 2020
Monday 25th May 2020
Monday 8th June 2020
Monday 22nd June 2020
Monday 13th July 2020
Monday 27th July 2020
Monday 10th August 2020
Monday 24th August 2020
Monday 7th September 2020
Monday 21st September 2020
Monday 12th October 2020
Monday 26th October 2020
Monday 9th November 2020
Monday 23rd November 2020
Monday 7th December 2020
Monday 21st December 2020

About the Course

Have fun creating beautiful knitwear. Emphasis is on colour and form. You will explore the use of machine knit stitches and construction techniques.

Tutor: Zarina Keyani

Adult. Beginner to intermediate.

Sessions details

The four weeks will cover any or all of the techniques below. You may attend all or one but at least two sessions are recommended to finish a project.

Introduction – Coffee plus session overview.


Fashion and knitwear.

Choose a project - Socks, Scarves, Hats, Mittens, Jumper/Cardigan, Childrens Knits, Pet knits, Soft Toys etc

Gauge and tension.

Colour palette. Yarn selection.

Techniques and knitting.

Cast on. Provisional cast on.

Creating fabric from yarn.

Plain knitting.

Patterns inc. colourwork/fairisle, textured knitting, lace.

Creating texture.

Stitch Techniques. Plain, purl, moss stitch, lace, cable, other stitches.


Casting off.

Finishing techniques.

Critique your work.

Evaluate your progress.

Cost: £30.00 per session. Sessions are: Morning, afternoon or evening on Tuesdays.

Prior booking essential on Eventbrite.

Please contact Jo using the 'Contact' form above for more details.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Equipment provided:

Yarns, Use of knitting machines.

Tea, coffee and snacks included.

Review this course

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Events & groups
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Teenagers