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Machine Knitting Workshops 2018

All the workshops are designed to build together to offer a complete introduction to the different aspects of the craft.  Each module can be booked individually or as a set at a reduced rate.

New for 2018, I am also offering a week long course to design and make your own garment from start to finish.

INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE KNITTING

Mon 12th Mar
Tues 17th Apr
Fri 27th Apr
Thurs 21st Jun
Mon 3rd Sep
Fri 14th Sep

 
For absolute beginners or those looking to brush up on their skills – a full day to totally immerse yourself in learning the craft of machine knitting.

Using a variety of knitting machines from fine gauge to chunky knit you will really get to know the machine, learning a wealth of basic techniques from how to cast on and off, knitting with different colours, stitches and patterns, to basic shaping and tension squares. You will finish the day with a full set of notes, and samples of different swatches to start you off confidently on your machine knitting journey.

Cost : £80 (lunch & all materials included)

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PATTERN & COLOUR – USING PUNCHCARDS

Tues 13th Mar
Weds 18th Apr
Fri 4th May
Fri 22nd Jun
Tues 4th Sep
Fri 21st Sep

 
Exploring the creative possibilities of the knitting machine using punchcards to create tuck and slip stitches as well as two colour fairisle patterns.

Cost : £80 (lunch & all materials included)

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INTRODUCTION TO YOUR RIBBER

Weds 14th Mar
Thurs 19th Apr
Fri 11th May
Sat 23rd Jun
Weds 5th Sep
Fri 28th Sep

 
Taking the fear away from using ribbers – learn how to set them up, cast on and off, create different rib structures, transfer stitches and incorporate these into accessories and garments.

Cost : £80 (lunch & all materials included)

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KNIT YOUR OWN ‘HEBDEN HOUSES’ PATTERNED SCARF or COWL

Thurs 15th Mar
Fri 20th Apr
Fri 18th May
Sun 24th Jun
Thurs 6th Sep
Fri 5th Oct
 

 

Suitable for those who already have a basic introduction to machine knitting – a full day to make your own cowl or scarf using the iconic ‘Hebden Houses’ pattern from Whitehall Studio.

Choosing your own colours and yarns, you will learn the skills you need to knit and finish a basic patterned accessory to take away with you. You will progress from casting on, adding colour and pattern through to casting off and finishing. At the end of the day, you will leave proudly armed with your own knitted item and the confidence to go it alone

Cost : £80 (lunch & all materials included)

BOOK HERE

COURSE INFORMATION
All classes are hands on with a max. of four students
All yarns & equipment provided
Venue: The Workshop, 34 Towngate, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge HX7 7LW
(free parking)
Hours: 10 – 4
Cost: £80 per person for each session (lunch included)

Special Offer:
Book 2 courses for £120 save £40
Book 3 courses for £180 save £60
Book all 4 courses for £225 save £95

UPCOMING EVENTS 2018

Sat 3rd/Sun 4th March The Workshop, Heptonstall LAUNCH WEEKEND Full details here
Sat 10th March ‘Make a Posy’ for Mothers Day The Workshop, Heptonstall Full details here