Beginner’s Machine Knitting Class

Beginner’s Machine Knitting Class

Beginner’s Machine Knitting Class

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to knit by machine, this is the class for you!  In the Beginner’s Machine Knitting Class you’ll learn the basics of how a knitting machine works, how to set one up and you’ll be inspired to start experimenting with patterns and colours.

In this class, you’ll:

  • Gain a firm grasp of basic machine knitting skills  
  • Learn how to set up a knitting machine, change between different coloured yarns and how to blend and mix different yarns together
  • Learn various techniques, including casting on and off, lace holes stripes and ladders
  • Have a better understanding of knitwear yarns, machines and gauges
  • Practice how to use a transfer tool to make patterned eyelets in your swatches/garments
  • Experiment with different yarns and create swatches to take away

At the end of the class, you’ll be able to knit a scarf and/or have a collection of experimental swatches, which can be further developed into your own designs.

Suitable for: Complete beginners or those who want to refresh their basic machine knitting skills

Upcoming classes:
Saturday 7 March 2020, 10am – 1pm or
Saturday 18 April 2020, 10am – 1pm

Duration of Class: 3 Hours

Fee: £99

Location: Islington, London

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

Yarns and Technical Notes: All equipment and yarns will be provided. A set of ‘how to’ notes will be emailed to you after the class.

Refreshments: Tea and coffee facilities will be available throughout the 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 before 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.

For any questions, please email: info@knithub24.com

Class Information

Beginner’s Machine Knitting Class

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to knit by machine, this is the class for you!  In the Beginner’s Machine Knitting Class you’ll learn the basics of how a knitting machine works, how to set one up and you’ll be inspired to start experimenting with patterns and colours.

In this class, you’ll:

  • Gain a firm grasp of basic machine knitting skills  
  • Learn how to set up a knitting machine, change between different coloured yarns and how to blend and mix different yarns together
  • Learn various techniques, including casting on and off, lace holes stripes and ladders
  • Have a better understanding of knitwear yarns, machines and gauges
  • Practice how to use a transfer tool to make patterned eyelets in your swatches/garments
  • Experiment with different yarns and create swatches to take away

At the end of the class, you’ll be able to knit a scarf and/or have a collection of experimental swatches, which can be further developed into your own designs.

Suitable for: Complete beginners or those who want to refresh their basic machine knitting skills

Upcoming classes:
Saturday 7 March 2020, 10am – 1pm or
Saturday 18 April 2020, 10am – 1pm

Duration of Class: 3 Hours

Fee: £99

Location: Islington, London

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

Yarns and Technical Notes: All equipment and yarns will be provided. A set of ‘how to’ notes will be emailed to you after the class.

Refreshments: Tea and coffee facilities will be available throughout the 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 before 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.

For any questions, please email: info@knithub24.com

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