Our advanced knitting machine course teaches you how to use your machine to its full potential. Our expert machine knitting tutor will teach you how to add beads, cable and shape your knitting and much more. Suitable for students who have completed the Beginner’s and Intermediate Machine Knitting classes, or have a good understanding of how to use their machine.
What You Will Learn in Our Advanced Knitting Machine Class
During our advanced knitting machine course, taking place online. You will learn how to:
- Use holding & short row knitting to develop three-dimensional knit structures, volume, shapes, and techniques in your work
- Knit cables using a double or triple prong transfer tool to cross your stitches
- Shape your work by using the single and double prong transfer tools to increase and decrease stitches and create shaping
- Use the lace carriage to transfer stitches onto needles for lace punch card patterns
- Add beading to your work using a latch tool to create beaded knitted fabrics
At the end of the class, you’ll have a collection of experimental swatches which can be developed further into your design ideas for fashion, interiors, accessories & trims.
Suitable for: Those who have completed our Intermediate Class or who have a good grounding in intermediate knitting and want to take their skills to the next level.
How Long is the Advanced Machine Knitting Class?
Duration of Class: 2.5 hours
Tutor: Farah Govani is our resident machine knitting tutor. She has taught knitwear design skills to hundreds of students and hobbyists, both at beginner and more advanced levels. She has also designed for London’s theatre district and for several celebrities, including Paloma Faith on Channel 4’s Celebrity Juice. Farah currently teaches at Chelsea College of Arts.
Machines used: Brother Domestic Knitting Machines, Model KH836 & KH881 & Lace Carriage.
Equipment for Advanced Machine Knitting Class
Yarns, Tools and Technical Notes: You will need a domestic knitting machine, two cones of different coloured yarns (in different thicknesses – fine to chunky), claw weights, single, double and triple prong transfer tools, scissors, a lace carriage and knitting accessories suitable for your knitting machine, lace punch cards, punch card clips, beads and a beading tool which is a suitable size for the beads. A set of ‘how to’ notes will be emailed to you before the class.
Cancellation Policy for Advanced Knitting Class
Cancellation policy: We will be happy to refund your payment in full if you inform us of your cancellation 5 or more days before the class is due to take place.
If you inform us of your cancellation less than 5 days prior to the class, we’re sorry that we will be unable to refund your payment. However, you are welcome to transfer your booking to another date if you so wish. Please see our Terms and Conditions for more details.
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