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'Machine knitting projects and techniques workshop'

'Machine knitting projects and techniques workshop'

Duration: 3 hours

Price: £30

Contact: Jo Daphne at the cobalt blue contemporary arts

191 Fazeley St
West Midlands

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
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: Afternoon or evening on Mondays.

Prior booking essential on Eventbrite.

Please contact Jo using the 'Contact' form above.

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