Intermediate Machine Knitting Class

Intermediate Machine Knitting Class

Intermediate Machine Knitting Class

Take your machine knitting skills to the next level in this Intermediate Machine Knitting Class. You’ll be buzzing with ideas and full of enthusiasm to try out what you’ve learned with some new knitting projects!

In this class, you’ll:

  • Build upon the knowledge learned in the Beginner’s Class and progress to more challenging knitting skills 
  • Learn new techniques including E wrapping, fringing, cording, tucking, weaving in and punch-card jacquard
  • Experiment with different types of yarns from fine, chunky and fancy yarns to create pattern and colour placements
  • Knit cords which then can be used with other techniques in your work. The cords can be used as a yarn for hand knitting, trims, weaving, knotting, stitching onto other fabrics and materials.
  • Create your own freehand punchcard design.  Here, you’ll learn creative ways to use pattern and texture in your work. You will experiment with punchcard designs for Jacquard/ Fair Isle, Tucking & Slip Stitch and Weaving in techniques. Use various yarns and colours to create different effects and textures your work.
  • Create a collection of experimental swatches which can be developed further into your design ideas for fashion, interiors, accessories & trims

Suitable for: Knitters who have completed our Beginner’s Class or who already have a basic understanding of machine knitting skills, and who want to expand their knowledge

Upcoming classes:
Saturday 22 February 2020, 10am – 1pm
Saturday 14 March 2020, 10am – 1pm or
Saturday 25 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 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: info@knithub24.com

Class Information

Intermediate Machine Knitting Class

Take your machine knitting skills to the next level in this Intermediate Machine Knitting Class. You’ll be buzzing with ideas and full of enthusiasm to try out what you’ve learned with some new knitting projects!

In this class, you’ll:

  • Build upon the knowledge learned in the Beginner’s Class and progress to more challenging knitting skills 
  • Learn new techniques including E wrapping, fringing, cording, tucking, weaving in and punch-card jacquard
  • Experiment with different types of yarns from fine, chunky and fancy yarns to create pattern and colour placements
  • Knit cords which then can be used with other techniques in your work. The cords can be used as a yarn for hand knitting, trims, weaving, knotting, stitching onto other fabrics and materials.
  • Create your own freehand punchcard design.  Here, you’ll learn creative ways to use pattern and texture in your work. You will experiment with punchcard designs for Jacquard/ Fair Isle, Tucking & Slip Stitch and Weaving in techniques. Use various yarns and colours to create different effects and textures your work.
  • Create a collection of experimental swatches which can be developed further into your design ideas for fashion, interiors, accessories & trims

Suitable for: Knitters who have completed our Beginner’s Class or who already have a basic understanding of machine knitting skills, and who want to expand their knowledge

Upcoming classes:
Saturday 22 February 2020, 10am – 1pm
Saturday 14 March 2020, 10am – 1pm or
Saturday 25 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 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: info@knithub24.com

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