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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

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.

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Course Start Dates

Tuesday 10th December 2019
Tuesday 17th December 2019
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Other locations possible - tutor willing to travel
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly