Our machine knitting course aimed at intermediate level knitters will enable you to take your machine knitting skills to the next level. Our expert machine knitting tutor will guide you through the more challenging techniques found in machine knitting. Suitable for students who have completed our Beginner’s class.
What You Will Learn in Our Intermediate Machine Knitting Class
In our online machine knitting course for knitters at an intermediate level, you will learn how to:
- Use new techniques including e-wrapping, fringing, cording, tucking, slip, weaving in and fair isle punch cards
- Knit cords which can be used with other techniques in your work or as yarn for hand knitting
- Create your own freehand punch card design to create pattern and texture in your knits. You will experiment with punch card designs for fair isle, tucking & slip stitch and weaving-in techniques.
At the end of the machine knitting course, you’ll have 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.
How Long is the Intermediate 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.
Equipment for Intermediate 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 and double point transfer tools, scissors, a ruler, set of pre punched (fair isle, tucking, slip stitch and weaving-in) cards, punch card clips, blank punch cards and a puncher. A set of ‘how to’ notes will be emailed to you before the class.
Cancellation Policy for Intermediate Machine 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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