How to Use a Ribber on a Knitting Machine

Our Ribber Attachment Class will teach you how to create double bed fabrics and techniques with the ribber bed attachment. These techniques work particularly well for interiors & fashion. 

What You Will Learn in Our How to Use a Ribber on a Knitting Machine Class

You will learn how to:

  • Knit more technical and challenging techniques
  • Set up the ribber attachment on your knitting machine 
  • Cast on and off double bed knitting
  • Set up rib structures and knit 1×1 and 2×2 ribs
  • Use the racking technique and create movement in your work 
  • Create tubes using circular knitting  
  • Transfer double bed knitting to a single bed machine using a transfer tool
  • Knit double bed fabrics and explore the possibilities of creating texture and patterns

At the end of the class, you’ll have a collection of experimental double bed swatches, which can be further developed into your own designs.

Suitable for: Those who have completed our Advanced Class or who have a good grounding in intermediate knitting and want to take their skills to the next level.

How Long is the How to Use a Ribber on a Knitting Machine Class?

Duration of Class: 1.5 hours

Upcoming classes: 17th August 2020 at 10:00am (BST)

Fee: £30

Location: Online

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, Ribber Attachment KR850

Equipment for How to Use a Ribber on a Knitting Machine Class

Yarns, Tools and Technical Notes: 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, a double eyelet transfer tool, 1/1 & 2/2 needle pusher, scissors and a ribber attachment and knitting accessories suitable for your knitting machine. A set of ‘how to’ notes will be emailed to you before the class.

Cancellation Policy for How to Use a Ribber on a Knitting Machine 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.

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

You are choosing to register for a ‘Live’ Online Class. Once you have booked and paid for your class, you will receive a unique link along with all the relevant details you will need to join ‘Live’ on the day. Don’t forget to save the Live Online Class dates to your calendar! Happy Knitting!

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Live Online Booking

You are choosing to register for a ‘Live’ Online Class. Once you have booked and paid for your class, you will receive a unique link along with all the relevant details you will need to join ‘Live’ on the day. Don’t forget to save the Live Online Class dates to your calendar! Happy Knitting!

1 Select Date & Time
2 Your Details
3 Payment
In-studio Booking
1 Select Date & Time
2 Your Details
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  • April 2020

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  • During these unprecedented times, the safety of our customers and staff is our main priority. For that reason, we have decided to offer our in-studio hand and machine knitting classes online. These live classes will be taught by the same teachers you know and love, offering exactly the same content. As soon as it's safe to restart our in-studio classes, we will.