One day beginner's machine knitting - make a scarf in a day!



A one day workshop in machine knitting for complete beginners.

You'll learn the basics of using a knitting machine, including punch cards for pattern, and you'll go home with plenty of swatches and a scarf made using the techniques you've learnt on the day.

The workshop will be using Brother knitting machines and all equipment and yarns are provided. Workshops have a maximum of three participants, ensuring plenty of support for everyone.

This workshop will be held at Creative Space Bristol, 56-58 North Street, Bristol, BS3 1HJ

COVID 19 precautions for group workshops:
-The venue will be thoroughly cleaned before your arrival. We will have a knitting machine each with separate tools (there will be four of us, in total).
-These will be cleaned and will be distanced appropriately throughout the venue. You will be expected to abide by the 1m rule while at the workshop.
-Please wash your hands and take advantage of hand sanitiser regularly during the day.
-Don’t forget to bring a mask with you as you will be expected to wear it for the session (unless you are exempt from wearing one).
-As it stands, I won't be able to offer you refreshments, but you are welcome to bring along anything you like to eat and drink, or visit a nearby shop or café for lunch.
-Please do not attend if you have any symptoms, or have been in contact with anyone who may have Covid-19.
-These precautions will be reviewed as per any new government advice between now and the workshop.
-Please get in touch if you have any questions or concerns.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

The workshop will be using Brother knitting machines and all equipment and yarns are provided. You'll leave with an instruction booklet, swatches and a scarf or cowl you've made on the day.


Ria Burns at Ria Burns Knitwear


South Liberty Lane

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Tutor can travel


6½ hours (10:00am to 4:30pm)

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